|from Fancyclopedia 2 ca. 1959|
|(Margaret St Clair) A fabulous drink appearing in various fannish and minor pro epics. It actually exists as a sort of sacramental wine (the astringent, narcotic juice of Sarcostemma viminale) in the Hindu religion.
from Fancyclopedia 2 Supplement ca. 1960:
A more authoritative source of the word as a stfnal term is Huxley's Brave New World, not the St. Clair stories cited originally.
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