apothecary, pothecary (n.) Old form(s): Apothecarie, Appothecarie, Pothecarie
one who prepares and sells medicinal drugs
2H6 III.iii.17[Cardinal to his visions] bid the apothecary / Bring the strong poison that I bought of him
KL IV.vi.130[Lear to all] good apothecary, sweeten my imagination
Per III.ii.9[Cerimon to Second Servant] Give this to the pothecary
RJ V.i.37[Romeo alone] I do remember an apothecary
RJ V.iii.289[Prince to all, of Romeo's letter] he did buy a poison / Of a poor pothecary
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