magistery

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

magistery (plural magisteries)

  1. Mastery; powerful medical influence; renowned efficacy; a sovereign remedy.
  2. A magisterial injunction.
  3. (chemistry) A precipitate; a fine substance deposited by precipitation; applied in old chemistry to certain white precipitates from metallic solutions; as, magistery of bismuth.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.