Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pharmacy, soap.
- n. In ichthyology, the toad-fish, Batrachus tau. Also sarpo.
- n. Soap prepared from sodium hydroxid and olive oil; castile soap.
“Eye-watering ingredients were recommended for these dyes, from leeches soaked in red wine to dye one’s tresses black, to an alkaline mixture of goat’s fat and beechwood ash known as sapo to lighten them.”
“Alguns ainda falam isso, com frases como “esse sapo barbudo nunca estudou” e “não se precisa mais estudar no Brasil: o Presidente só fez até a quarta série”.”
“Quiero gastar tus vísceras a besos, vivir dentro de ti con mis sentidos ... yo soy un sapo negro con dos alas.”
“The only survivor of the amphibian family Rhinophrynidae, the toad "sapo gota" (Rhinophrynus dorsalis), lives in the southern estuaries of the Balsas dry forest.”
“Unë jam në YMCA, sapo përfundoi stërvitje tim dhe unë jam duke pritur për gruan time për të dal nga dhoma e sirtar me kyç dhe i dëgjojnë një njeri duke u ankuar tek menaxheri se një tjetër burrë ishte e ndezur në atë në dushe.”
“In the _sapo gallicus_ the base is made with the ashes of chaff and bean-stalks with lime, and to it is added goat's fat, in place of the oil.”
“The _sapo spatareuticus_ is made in a similar manner, except that oil replaces the goat's fat and the soap is made only during the dog days, since the necessary heat is to be supplied by the sun alone.”
“It consists in daily washing with soap and hot water (and in obstinate cases with sapo viridis instead of the ordinary soap) and application of a lotion of -- sulphite or hyposulphite of sodium, a drachm to the ounce; sulphurous acid, pure or diluted; carbolic acid, or resorcin, ten to twenty grains to the ounce of water and alcohol; or corrosive sublimate, one to three grains to the ounce of water.”
“In some of the more severe cases the following plan is often useful: The parts are first rubbed with a soapy ointment consisting of one part of precipitated sulphur and seven parts of sapo viridis; a bath is then taken, the skin wiped dry, and a one to five per cent. ointment of salicylic acid gently rubbed in.”
“In moderately developed cases the skin is to be washed energetically with sapo viridis and hot water, followed by a warm bath, after which an oily or fatty application is made.”
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