Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [k'æstɚ]
Pronunciations of castor
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meaning of the word
type genus of the Castoridae: beavers
a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material)
a pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable
a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar
a multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux
Castor and Polydeuces held the yoke to him.
Two or three grains of santonine in a teaspoonful of castor oil, for two or three days.
Nothing like castor oil for purgation; half the quantity of syrup of buckthorn, if necessary, may be added.
If there is no diarrhoea, but constipation, a small dose of castor oil or syrup of buckthorn should be given.
Another remedy: give a teaspoonful of castor oil; next day give raw meat, dusted over with flowers of sulphur.
Warmth, cleanliness, broth, and beef-tea, are the chief items of treatment, with a dose of castor oil if constipation is present.
I shall therefore order that you receive two tablespoonfuls of castor oil daily, until the pleasure of the court be further known."
Beaumont and Fletcher, side by side, raged round the field like Castor and Pollux, and sturdy Ben Jonson enacted more wonders than when a volunteer with the army in Flanders.
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