from The Century Dictionary.
- In the antiseptic treatment of timber, to impregnate (the wood) with a solution of sulphate of copper. The word is derived from the name of the inventor of the process.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To impregnate (wood) with a preservative solution of copper sulphate (often called Mar"ga*ry's flu"id (-rĭz)).
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