from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as chafe-wax.


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  • This sudden assumption of a concrete form by the family was due to a vivid image that filled Sally's active brain immediately of a household of parched women presided over by a dried man who owned a wig on a stand and knew what chaff-wax meant, which she didn't.

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