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Antimonial cup

An antimonial cup, made either of glass of antimony (a vitreous oxysulfide fused glass) or of antimony prepared with saltpeter, was used to give emetic, laxative, or cathartic qualities to the wine or liquor poured in it.

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  • This article incorporates content from the 1728 Cyclopaedia, a publication in the public domain. Antimonial cup.

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