from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To impregnate with a preservative solution of copper sulphate, as timber, railroad ties, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To impregnate (timber) with sulphate of copper as a preservative.
- To impregnate (timber) with any preservative liquid by means of capillary a bsorption in a still living tree.
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