Thus have you heard how the ass was found by means of a clyster; it is a manifest fact, and one that often happens.
Item, the clyster repeated in the evening, as above, thirty sous.
He was the inventor of some new instruments and of a clyster apparatus.
Two head-baths from ten to fifteen minutes each, and one clyster.
Our modern medical writers ascribe great virtues to tobacco-water, injected into the womb by means of a clyster.
A clyster of tobacco-smoke may be thrown up as a last resort.
Sometimes by change of posture, or by an opiate either taken into the stomach, or by a clyster.
A wretch, unpleasant to everybody; of nauseous, dirty habits; always a clyster or a dose of physic in his body.
The clyster given the Child last evening operated very well.
Molière, in his seventeenth-century satires on the European medical profession, ridicules the excessive use of the clyster.
clyster clys·ter (klĭs'tər)