Ne*pen"the(?), n. [Fr. Gr. removing all sorrow; hence, an epithet of an Egyptian drug which lulled sorrow for the day; not + sorrow, grief.] A drug used by the ancients to give relief from pain and sorrow; -- by some supposed to have been opium or hasheesh. Hence, anything soothing and comforting.
Lulled with the sweet nepenthe of a court.Pope.
Quaff, O quaff this kind nepenthe.Poe.
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