ADVANCER. One of the starts or branches of a buck's attire, between the back antler and palm.
Jegyptiacum. This composition takes its name from its dusky colour, wherein it resembles that of the natives of Egypt. It is chiefly used as an external application for cleansing foul ulcers, and keeping down fungous flesh. We extract the following recipe from the Pharmacopeia iu use at the Rbyal Veterinary College, Pancras: JEgyptiacum. Verdigris (subacetate of copper) eighteen ounces; alum iu powder, six ounces; vinegar, twelve ounces; treacle, ten ounces. Boil gently together, and add, sulphuric acid, two ounces and a half.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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