One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Any of various proprietary pills, typically with purgative properties, taken for the relief of symptoms attributed to the liver; compare "hepatic".
2A pill containing powdered desiccated liver, used in the treatment of pernicious anaemia.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times.
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