Her ladyship rose, and taking a stick of Eastern pastil from a majolica dish in a corner made Nino light it from a wax taper.
After well beating in a mortar, the pastils are formed in shape with a pastil mould, and gradually dried.
pastille pas·tille or pas·til (pā-stēl')
A small medicated or flavored tablet; a troche.
A tablet containing aromatic substances that is burned to fumigate or deodorize the air.