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spirits of hartshorn

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  • n. A mixture of ammonia and water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a solution of ammonia in water; -- so called because formerly obtained from hartshorn shavings by destructive distillation. Similar ammoniacal solutions from other sources have received the same name.

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