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any seed plant yielding balsam

any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes

an ointment containing a fragrant resin

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Yet such was the virtue of Miriam's balsam, or such the strength of Ivanhoe's constitution, that he did not sustain from the hurried journey that inconvenience which his kind physician had apprehended.
Then thou shalt give me to drink but two drops of the balsam I have mentioned, and thou shalt see me become sounder than an apple.
But let us leave that to its own time; see if thou hast anything for us to eat in those alforjas, because we must presently go in quest of some castle where we may lodge to-night and make the balsam I told thee of, for I swear to thee by God, this ear is giving me great pain.
On the following morning at five o'clock D'Artagnan arose, and descending to the kitchen without help, asked, among other ingredients the list of which has not come down to us, for some oil, some wine, and some rosemary, and with his mother's recipe in his hand composed a balsam, with which he anointed his numerous wounds, replacing his bandages himself, and positively refusing the assistance of any doctor, D'Artagnan walked about that same evening, and was almost cured by the morrow.
Mrs Tickit, finding no balsam for a wounded mind in Buchan's Domestic Medicine, suffered greatly from low spirits, and from moving recollections of Minnie's infancy.
This is the first year we have not hired any foreign students to work at The Balsams," said McIver.
The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch has achieved ISO 14001 registration, meaning that it now conforms to a series of international environmental standards.
When the last generation talked about The Balsams, they didn't go on about the skiing or golfing, or even the views, as much as the sense of community guests experienced when they stayed there.
The doors of The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch remain shut, and a few buildings have fallen to demolition crews.
10 /PRNewswire/ -- The BALSAMS Grand Resort Hotel is the ideal holiday vacation destination for Christmas Week, especially for extended families seeking all the joys of a traditional Christmas with none of the responsibilities of entertaining at home.
Eczematous allergy to balsams, allied perfumes and flavouring agents, with special reference to balsam of Peru.
Mint in Philadelphia and Denver; The Lodge & Conference Center at Geneva State Park, Ohio; The Resort at Glacier, Montana; and The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in New Hampshire.
The renovation and expansion of The Balsams Resort and Wilderness Ski Area will create significant job growth for New Hampshire's North Country in the next few years and for a decade to come, according to an economic impart study conducted for the project's developer.
If you paint a winter wonderland setting in your mind, you'll picture The Balsams, one of the grandest of the grand hotels.
April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The BALSAMS, the most celebrated grand resort hotel in New England, will undergo a comprehensive restoration under the leadership of general manager Uwe Roggenthien, announced Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, the management company for the property.