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  • Every time a boat neared completion, the men who varnished the planks with cedar-oil and beeswax rejoiced in the fact that they would soon see a new vessel launched on the Nile.

    The War of the Crowns

  • The cedar and the juniper tree have the same uses and good qualities, but, while the cypress and pine yield resin, from the cedar is produced an oil called cedar-oil.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • The cedar-oil is then taken out, and such is its strength that it brings with it the bowels and all the inside in a state of dissolution.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • To what end the gluing and the trimming, the cedar-oil and saffron, the leather cases and the bosses?

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 03

  • Sometimes no incision was made in the body, nor were the intestines removed, but cedar-oil was injected into the stomach by the rectum.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • Nor shall thy title be marked with minium, nor thy leaf scented with cedar-oil.

    Illuminated Manuscripts

  • As the woman began to talk about her findings, including the use of EPA-friendly cedar-oil and a fogger, groaning could be heard.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Or again -- "To make a magic mixture: Take two grains of incense, two fumigations, two jars of cedar-oil, two jars of

    Ancient Egypt

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