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of difficult digestion,

Original French:  de difficile concoƈtion,

Modern French:  de difficile concoction,


difficile concoction

It s’agit ici de la première concoction, ou digestion gastrique, au sens où l’entendent Aristote et Galien. (Paul Delaunay)

François Rabelais [ca. 1483 – ca. 1553]
Oeuvres. Tome Cinquieme: Tiers Livre
Abel Lefranc, editor
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1931
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concoction

Concoction: good digestion; a boyling, or seething (of meat in the stomack.)

Randle Cotgrave [–1634?]
A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongue
London: Adam Islip, 1611
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Posted 22 January 2013. Modified 17 October 2013.

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