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

  • A trademark used for a liquid antiseptic and disinfectant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A liquid antiseptic and disinfectant; a mixture of cresols and soap.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A 50 per cent. solution of the cresols of tar-oil in neutral soap: used as an antiseptic, in 0.25 to 2 per cent. aqueous solution, and also in histological work, as a macerating and isolating medium.

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

  • n. a clear oily brown solution of cresols in soap; used as an antiseptic and disinfectant


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