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Tincture meaning

tincture - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. Tinge of color; alcoholic solution of any substance.
  2. 2. To tinge; imbue.

tincture - examples of usage

  1. Iodin, either in the form of ointment or the tincture, should be applied to the swelling. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  2. As a bitter, sulphate of quinin, one- half dram, and tincture of chlorid of iron, 2 drams, may be given in a pint of water thrice a day. - "Special Report on Diseases of Cattle", U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler.
  3. But, in the best actions of that monarch, there seems to have been an unfortunate tincture of that meanness, so visible on the present occasion. - "Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)", Walter Scott.
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