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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To let in; admit.
2. To administer.
3. To affix or attach.
From Latin adhibere (to bring to), from ad- (to) + habere (to have, hold). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ghabh- (to give or to receive), which is also the source of give, gift, able, habit, prohibit, due, duty, and habile. Earliest documented use: 1528.
"Morgiana asked the druggist for more medicine and essences such as are adhibited to the sick when at death's door."
Translator: Richard Burton; Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. -Susan Ertz, author (1894-1985)
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