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Definition of Koumiss

  • An intoxicating fermented or distilled liquor originally made by the Tartars of central Asia from mare's or camel's milk. It can be obtained from any kind of milk, and is now largely made in Europe.
  • an alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk; made originally by nomads of central Asia

How to use koumiss in a sentence. Koumiss pronunciation.

For obvious reasons, no cod-liver oil, koumiss, or other weight producer was given; the patients got the diet suitable to such sufferers; and, if the special symptoms became troublesome, received appropriate treatment.
In advanced cases, it does not prevent loss of weight, nor am I aware of anything that will, except koumiss.
Dr. Carrick, in his interesting work on the koumiss treatment of Southern Russia (page 213), says: "I have seen a consumption invalid gain largely in weight, while the disease was making rapid progress in her lungs, and the evening temperature rarely fell below 101 deg.
If koumiss possesses this power, mullein does not; but unfortunately, as real koumiss can be made from the milk of the mare only, and as it does not bear traveling, the consumptive invalid must go at least to Samara or Southern Russia.

Examples of Koumiss

Example #1
As much as possible, however, they were left to the mullein-a proceeding which was entirely satisfactory to themselves.
Example #2
The patient was put as much as possible on the mullein treatment only.
Example #3
Dr. Carrick, in his interesting work on the koumiss treatment of Southern Russia (page 213), says: "I have seen a consumption invalid gain largely in weight, while the disease was making rapid progress in her lungs, and the evening temperature rarely fell below 101 deg.
Example #4
For phthisical night sweats it is utterly useless; but these can be completely checked by the hypodermic use of from one-eighteenth to one-fiftieth of a grain of the atropia sulphate; the smaller dose, if it will answer, being preferable, as the larger causes dryness of the pharynx, and interferes with ocular accommodation.
Example #5
In advanced cases, it does not prevent loss of weight, nor am I aware of anything that will, except koumiss.