wormwood (n.) Old form(s): worm wood , Worme-wood
absinthe plant, known for its bitter taste
E3 III.iii.72[King Edward to King John] If gall or wormwood have a pleasant taste, / Then is thy salutation honey-sweet
Luc.893[Lucrece as if to opportunity] Thy sugared tongue [turns] to bitter wormwood taste
RJ I.iii.27[Nurse to Lady Capulet, of weaning Juliet] I had then laid wormwood to my dug
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