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  • n. A perfumed powder to be sprinkled on the body to mask the odor of sweat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A perfumed powder sprinkled upon the body to mask the odor of sweat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A powder used to remove any disagreeable odor from the person.
  • n. A cataplasm.

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  • c_b - good one! Would that it were possible.

    August 28, 2009

  • Oh. I thought it was an empathic orgasm.

    August 28, 2009

  • (n.) A powder-like ancient medicine used to remove odors.

    August 27, 2009