Definitions

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  • n. A sort of Russian isinglass, made from the air bladder of the sturgeon, and used in clarifying wine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sort of Russian isinglass, made from the air bladder of the sturgeon, and used in clarifying wine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sort of isinglass obtained from Russia, made of the sturgeon's bladder, and used in clarifying wine.

Etymologies

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French, from Russian.

Examples

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  • Well of course! Sturgeon bladder is the key to carlock.

    March 14, 2013

  • Chambers 20th Century Dictionary says: "a Russian isinglass"

    June 26, 2009