Assafœtida and camphor were useful, and were administered in boluses.
He takes it for granted that they have swallowed his boluses and draughts.
Boluses (bol, L.) are prepared with the same ingredients, and in a similar manner to pills (which see).
And there are some boluses in the rat-trap; I will tell you to-morrow morning if the mouse is poisoned.
These 20 boluses being repeated three times, the patient found himself perfectly well.
Wouldst slink out of the field-work and sit idle among bottles and boluses?
Boluses or large pills are favourite medicines, so big that sometimes persons are nearly choked in swallowing them.
Brass plates are their titles of honour, and they live by their boluses or their briefs.
You take one of these boluses just before each meal and one before going to bed.
Groenvelt prescribed two scruples of camphor in two boluses.