- So called because it was first obtained from Prussian blue. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“You may fancy my desperation to have been considerable, when I rose in the middle of the night, and took some doctor's stuff with prussic acid in it,/by guess/, in the dark!”
“It must be well dried, however, because burning green laurel would release poisonous hydrogen cyanide from the prussic acid contained in the sap.”
“Not one useless question did that man bother me with, and not one necessary question did he omit to ask; his quiet clear decisive manner inspired me with such faith in him that I would have swallowed prussic acid or strychnine at his bidding.”
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