Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A prepa-ration for removing hair from the skin; a depilatory.

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Examples

  • a poor hard-brained "studiosus," who cannot grasp that rule, inevitable in every career in life, that the second syllable of dropax, antrax, climax "et caethra graeca" in the first case is long, in the second short -- a rule extremely useful to a man later in life when he gets into some big scrape?

    Debts of Honor

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