from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound, C20H32O2. found in the epidermis of grapes and apples. It crystallizes in silky needles which melt at 250–255°. It is a weak acid.
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'vitin' and fixed up deir own eats, but most of de Marsters would let
"I-told-you-so" order, "yo 'won't go' vitin 'a whole tribe o' young uns, widout resultin 'any one."
"Didn't I dells you I'd gill you some day if you didn't gwit vitin 'mit oder poys, a'ready?"