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  • adjective Treated with arsenate or other arsenic compound

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Examples

  • The phalanges of the hands and feet, after being clean-scraped, were restored to their places, and wrapped with thin layers of arsenicated cotton, as is done to small animals, yet on the seventh day decomposition set in; it was found necessary to unsew the skin, and again to turn it inside out.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Carey used to preserve his most valuable manuscripts by writing on arsenicated paper, which became of a hideous yellow colour, though it is to this alone we owe the preservation in the library of Serampore College of five colossal volumes of his polyglot dictionary prepared for the Bible translation work.

    Life of William Carey

  • There were costly toys of fragile Sèvres china that had been received by one of the earls from the hand of the lovely Pompadour herself in the days when the manufacturers of Sèvres only worked for their king, and were liable to fall a sacrifice to their art and their loyalty by the inhalation of arsenicated vapours.

    Henry Dunbar A Novel

  • Shaw -- and the final retreat of Napoleon amidst a volley of Roman candles and the flames of an arsenicated Hougomont.

    The Bon Gaultier Ballads

  • The phalanges of the hands and feet, after being clean-scraped, were restored to their places, and wrapped with thin layers of arsenicated cotton, as is done to small animals, yet on the seventh day decomposition set in; it was found necessary to unsew the skin, and again to turn it inside out.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 1

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