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A group of words from Webster 1913:
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Spa*gyr"ic (?), Spa*gyr"ic*al (?), a. [LL. sparygicus, fr. Gr. to draw, to separate + to assemble; cf. F. spagirique.] Chemical; alchemical. [Obs.]
Spa*gyr"ic, n. A spagyrist. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
Spag"y*rist (?), n. [Cf. F. spagiriste.]
1. A chemist, esp. one devoted to alchemistic pursuits. [Obs.]
2. One of a sect which arose in the days of alchemy, who sought to discover remedies for disease by chemical means. The spagyrists historically preceded the iatrochemists. Encyc. Brit.
Spa"hi (?), Spa"hee, n. [Per., Turk., & Hind. sipāhī: cf. F. spahi. See Seroy.]
1. Formerly, one of the Turkish cavalry.
2. An Algerian cavalryman in the French army
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