What does the word myrrh mean?

Usage examples for myrrh

  1. Omit the myrrh and water, and there is nothing better for the thrush in children; clean rain water answers about the same purpose, in all cases, as distilled water. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  2. So they fetched her a bundle of myrrh; and a while after, she was revived. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. On removing the dressings, the foot presented a very favourable appearance, the treatment therefore varied only in the application of a linseed- meal poultice over the former dressings of tinctures of opium and myrrh, confining the whole in a soft leather boot. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks