Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A soap made with vegetable oil, especially olive oil, and sodium hydroxide.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See soap.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A kind of fine, hard, white or mottled soap, made with olive oil and soda; also, a soap made in imitation of the above-described soap.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A kind of fine, hard, white or mottled soap, originally made with olive oil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a good hard soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Castile.]

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From Castile in Spain, from which it originally came.

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