Origin of clyster
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How to use clyster in a sentence
Either by physic forward or by clyster backward or both ways to get an easy and plentiful going to stool and breaking of wind.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Our modern medical writers ascribe great virtues to tobacco-water, injected into the womb by means of a clyster.
If she goes not well to stool, give a clyster made only of the decoction of mallows and a little brown sugar.
I must purge and clyster after this; and my next letter will not be in the old order of journal, till I have done with physic.The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift
In the excavations of the Roman Hospital at Baden there was found the tube of a clyster in bronze.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne