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pearl-ash

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NounEdit

pearl-ash (uncountable)

  1. A gray-white powder having chemical properties of quicklime made by heating mollusk shells to a temperature sufficient to calcine it.

ReferencesEdit

  • Universal Dictionary of the English Language [UDE], 1896; under snuff.

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