What does the word febrifuge mean?

Usage examples for febrifuge

  1. The decoction of the flowers is pectoral and febrifuge and is given in bronchitis, asthma and malarial fever. – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  2. The thought is a febrifuge, a sudorific! – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  3. Librarians invented that soothing device for the febrifuge of their souls, just as I fall back upon the rites of the kitchen. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley

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