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pas·til

, pastille (pas'til, pas-tēl'),
1. A small mass of benzoin and other aromatic substances to be burned for fumigation.
2. Synonym(s): troche
[Fr. pastille; L. pastillus, a roll (of bread), dim. of panis, bread]

pastille

(pă-stēl′) also

pastil

(păs′tĭl)
n.
1. A small medicated or flavored tablet; a troche.
2. A tablet containing aromatic substances that is burned to fumigate or deodorize the air.
3. A pastel paste or crayon.

pastille

[pastēl′, pas′til]
1 a gelatin-based sweetened and molded medication impregnated with a therapeutic substance intended to be sucked. See also troche.
2 a chemically treated paper disk that undergoes color changes when exposed to radiation.
3 a small mass containing aromatic substances and benzoic acid that is burned for fumigation. Also spelled pastil.

pas·tille

, pastil (pas-tēl', pas'til)
1. A small mass of benzoin and other aromatic substances to be burned for fumigation.
2. Synonym(s): troche.
[Fr. pastille; L. pastillus, a roll (of bread), dim. of panis, bread]
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Having placed a pastille through the back door-like opening in the cottage, it could be lit with a taper from the Staffordshire flatback spill-holder on the hearth, thus releasing its perfume through the cottage's hollow chimneys and pierced windows.