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= alchemistic.See also alchemistic
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Peter Morwyng (d. ?1573), translator. From post-classical Latin alchimisticus alchemistic + -al.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.