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  • adj. Treated, or impregnated with camphor

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Impregnated or treated with camphor.

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

  • adj. impregnated with camphor


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  • John Brown's donkey's got an india-rubber tail, An 'he rubbed it with camphorated oil! followed by:


  • No over-the top aquatics or camphorated woods or overdoses of “musk” here.

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  • Then she bade take away the tables and they did so and fetched the lavatory gear; and they washed their hands, after which she ordered her women to bring the candlesticks, and they set on candelabra and candles therein of camphorated wax.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • They likewise indulge in chamomile tea and such – like compounds, and rub themselves on the slightest provocation with camphorated spirits and other lotions applicable to mumps, sore – throat, rheumatism, or lumbago.

    Sketches by Boz

  • The shutters were closed and the drapes were drawn too, so the room, which smelled strongly of something like camphorated oil, was lit only by a lamp at the side of the bed.

    The Count's Blackmail Bargain

  • If the mediaeval Mrs. Burton liked to illuminate the day with lamps or camphorated tapers, that, he said, was her business; adding that the light of the sun was good enough for him.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • Apply camphorated oil or spirits on the chest and back and a eucalyptus ointment such as Vicks to give further relief.


  • In between, rub camphorated oil, eucalyptus oil, or balm on the affected side of the chest or back.


  • I had a bit of camphorated bear grease in my saddlebag, but I was sure he wouldn't let me anoint him in public.

    The Fiery Cross

  • I had him swaddled in spare blankets, larded with camphorated bear grease, and provided with another cup of coffee in his hands, before I would let Jamie question him.

    The Fiery Cross


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