To PHY’SICK. v.a. [from the noun.] To purge; to treat
with physick; to cure.
The labour we delight in, physicks pain. Shakesp.
It is a gallant child; one that indeed physicks the subject,
makes old hearts fresh. Shakesp. Winter’s Tale.
Give him allowance as the worthier man;
For that will physick the great myrmidon
Who broils in loud applause. Shakesp.
In virtue and in health we love to be instructed, as well
as physicked with pleasure. L’Estrange.