[ UK /t‍ʃˈæla‍ɪbˌe‍ɪt/ ]
  1. containing or impregnated with or tasting of iron
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  • Rhubarb, soap, and chalybeate medicines and waters, are almost always specifics for obstructions of the liver; but then a very exact regimen is necessary, and that for a long continuance. Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman
  • We drank of every variety of water excepting pure water -- sometimes iron, sometimes sulphur; and, indeed, every kind of chalybeate, for every rill was impregnated in some way or another. Diary in America, Series One
  • And sometimes he would go down in a hired vehicle and a sealskin trimmed coat, and sometimes, when his feet permitted, he would walk to the Pantiles, and there he would sip chalybeate water under the eye of his cousin Jane. The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth
  • It may be therefore observed, that the principle of this tea is to nourish as a general aliment, while it renovates the human constitution, without having recourse to the nauseous portions of galenical preparation, or the hazardous trial of chalybeate waters. A Treatise on Foreign Teas Abstracted From An Ingenious Work, Lately Published, Entitled An Essay On the Nerves
  • Its taste is strongly but to me pleasantly saline, with an aftertaste which hints of its invigorating chalybeate element, and an unobtrusive sparkle of carbonic acid gas which is to the boisterous energy of Soda Water as a smile is to loud laughter. Off to the Races
  • The most common mineral springs were salt, white, black, red, and salt sulphurs, chalybeate, vitriol, alum, copperas, iodide, and Epsom, which were used as diuretics, cathartics, and sudorifics.
  • Some of them have detruded their colouring matter quite to the centre, the rings continuing to become darker as they are nearer it; in others the chalybeate arch seems to have stopped half an inch from the centre, and become thicker by having attracted to itself the irony matter from the white nucleus, owing probably to its cooling less precipitately in the central parts than at the surface of the pebble. The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation
  • Which village in Buckinghamshire, England was the site of a chalybeate spa in 1840s, but failed to get recognition because Queen Victoria went to Leamington Spa (later Royal Leamington Spa)?
  • Leave aside property prices, and Bath, Ilkley and most of the others would be lovely if no chalybeate or other soothing water had ever seeped from their soil. In praise of … spa towns | Editorial
  • Lord North stopped at the chalybeate springs in 1606 when on a trip from London.
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