from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The residue left in the still after distillation of wood-tar. It is run out from the still while hot and becomes solid on cooling. It is used, often re-melted with rosin-pitch or with coal-tar, to protect the surface of timber; also used by shoemakers.
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Cuban, 10 lbs.; coal-tar or pitch, 10 lbs.; wood-pitch, 10 lbs.