The Collaborative International Dictionary
Physic \Phys"ic\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Physiced; p. pr. & vb. n. Physicking.]
To treat with physic or medicine; to administer medicine to, esp. a cathartic; to operate on as a cathartic; to purge.
To work on as a remedy; to heal; to cure.
The labor we delight in physics pain.
A mind diseased no remedy can physic.
Physicking \Phys"ick*ing\, p. pr. & vb. n. fr. Physic, v. t.
n. (context archaic English) medication vb. (present participle of physic English)
Usage examples of "physicking".
I dream that I will chance upon a nabob in need of a good physicking, whom I will heal of an incurable illness, and he will build me a hospital to show his deep gratitude.
To dream of coaxing shy fecundity To an unlikely freak by physicking With superstitious drugs and quackeries That work you harm, not good.