from The Century Dictionary.
- 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To impregnate with a preservative solution of copper sulphate, as timber, railroad ties, etc.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.