cordial (adj.) Old form(s): Cordiall
reviving, invigorating, restorative
Cym I.vi.64[Queen to Pisanio, of a drug] I do not know / What is more cordial
Cym IV.ii.327[Innogen alone, of Pisanio] The drug he gave me, which he said was precious / And cordial to me
WT I.ii.318.1[Leontes to Camillo] bespice a cup / To give mine enemy a lasting wink; / Which draught to me were cordial [or (as noun): stimulant]
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