- A sweetened aromatic solution of alcohol and water, serving as a vehicle for medicine.
- A. A substance believed to maintain life indefinitely. Also called elixir of life. B. A substance or medicine believed to have the power to cure all ills.
[Middle English, a substance of transmutative properties, from Old French elissir, from Medieval Latin elixir, from Arabic al-'iksīr : al, the + 'iksīr, elixir (probably from Greek xērion, desiccative powder, fromxēros, dry).]
Glenda kept her voice pleasant as she turned to the young girl. “Yes, my dear?”
“When you’re finished cooking, want to pick flowers with me?” Ringlets of blonde hair framed the child’s face, her skin was smooth as porcelain, and her eyes were sky blue. Just like her mother, the queen.
Glenda smiled warmly. “Of course, Princess, after I finish this lovely meal I’m making for you. It’s to die for.”