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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Angel-water,
 
a Spanish cosmetic, made of roses, trefoil, and lavender. Short for Angel’ica-water, because originally it was chiefly made of the plant Angelica.   1
        “Angel-water was the worst scent about her.”—Sedley: Bellam.
 


 Angel Visits.Angelic Doctor. 

 
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