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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A viscous or semisolid brown-to-black substance produced by the destructive distillation of pine wood and used in roofing compositions and as an expectorant and antiseptic.

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  • noun A dark viscous substance obtained from the destructive distillation of pine wood.
  • noun baseball Such a material or a similar material used by batters to improve their grip.

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  • noun a dark viscous substance obtained from the destructive distillation of pine wood

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