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  • n. Alternative spelling of lanolin.


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  • As we left I scratched the head of a friendly four-horned ovine gentleman, who smelled pleasantly of lanoline.

    pron. “GUY-sir”

  • With regard to superfatting material, the quantity of this should be very small, not exceeding 6-8 ozs. per cwt: The most suitable materials are vaseline, lanoline, or spermaceti.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • Compounds have been formed of metallic oxides and other salts with oleic said, and mixtures made with vaseline and lanoline, and incorporated with soap, but they have not met with much success.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • Jequirity seeds were found to have a stronger decomposing action on lanoline and carnauba wax than the castor seed, but only caused decomposition of castor oil after the initial acidity was first neutralised with alkali.

    The Handbook of Soap Manufacture

  • Glycerine and water and lanoline makes a good wash; after using rinse the hair with hot soft water to get out all the glycerine and lanoline.

    Evening Round Up More Good Stuff Like Pep

  • We left her all the zinc ointment we had remaining to use first; a milk-tinful of ointment, composed by me from pure lanoline, vaseline, and zinc powder, to go on with, and some grease-proof paper to spread it on,

    Southern Arabia

  • If the fresh juice of the Hemlock is evaporated to a thick syrup, and mixed with lanoline

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • I did what appeared to be the best thing under the stances: smeared the new skin with lanoline, of which there was a good store, and with bandages bound the skin soles back in place, as they were comfortable and soft in contact with the raw surfaces.

    The Home of the Blizzard Being the Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

  • The latter was most prompt in applying lanoline and bandages, and proved so kind in bringing Winona her breakfast in bed, and making her rest on the sofa during preparation, that a funny little sort of intimacy sprang up between them.

    The Luckiest Girl in the School

  • We were burned as brown as Indians; lips and noses split and peeled in spite of continual applications of lanoline, but, thanks to those most beneficent amber snow-glasses, no one of the party had the slightest trouble with his eyes.

    The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley) A Narrative of the First Complete Ascent of the Highest Peak in North America


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