Saturday, 31 March 2012

Entry: decoct (v.)

In context: "Pemulis's snort sounds like the letter K.  'Get a large economy-size clue, Axhandle.  Nobody here'd have any clue what they'd even be dealing with.  Not to mention be willing to pay what they're worth.  Why, there are pharmaceutical museums, left-wing think tanks, New York designer-drug consortiums I'm sure'd be dying to dissect these. Decoct like.  Toss into the spectrometer and see what's what."

Definition: 1. To boil down or away; to concentrate by boiling. Obs.


SNOOT score: 1

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

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