Being an antacid, it is very usefully employed when cattle are hoven or blown.
Tom Piper, because a cheese should not be "hoven and puffed," like the cheeks of a piper.
The "hoven" in cattle, when at its height, can only be cured by acupuncturation.
The incision is made in the same place that the trocar is inserted for puncturing that organ in cases of hoven.
We have heard an Englishman talk of "taking an ouse that should have an ot water pipe, and a hoven."