Tofana's poison, some solution of arsenic with which a Sicilian woman called Tofana, in 17th century, poisoned, it is alleged, 600 people.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Aqua Tofana — Aqua Tofāna, Acquetta di Napoli, von der Gräfin Tofa in Neapel im 17. Jahrh. zu verbrecherischen Zwecken bereiteter Gifttrank ungewisser Zusammensetzung …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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