civet (n.) Old form(s): Ciuet, Ciuit
type of musky perfume [obtained form the civet cat]
AYL III.ii.61[Corin to Touchstone] The courtier's hands are perfumed with civet
KL IV.vi.130[Lear to all] Give me an ounce of civet
MA III.ii.46[Don Pedro to Leonato, of Benedick] 'a rubs himself with civet
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