Winifred was not discontented with her lot—the ichor of youth and good health flowed too strongly in her veins.
Then Talus said, ‘Who are you, strange maiden, and where is this ichor of youth?’
In other cases this extreme result is not caused and fistulae are formed from which the ichor constantly flows.
Then Talus said, "Who are you, strange maiden; and where is this ichor of youth?"
More than in a likelier and fecund spot, in this valley the ichor showed the ardour and flush of its early vitality.
So saying, she wiped the ichor from the wrist of her daughter with both hands, whereon the pain left her, and her hand was healed.
ichor, an ethereal fluid presumed to supply the place of blood in the veins of the Greek gods.
Even when held fast with great effort in palaces, she totters as if drunk with the ichor of their many wild elephants.
The skin is red and fretted, discharging an ichor which hardens into crusts.
From this moral ulcer there flows out daily and nightly an ichor as destructive as that from a cancer.
1630s, from Greek ikhor, of unknown origin, possibly from a non-Indo-European language. The fluid that serves for blood in the veins of the gods. Related: Ichorous.
ichor i·chor (ī'kôr', ī'kər)
A watery, acrid discharge from a wound or ulcer.