Deeming it to be “adulterated and misbranded,” they dyed the milk blue.
Coffee, as generally sold in the metropolis and in all large towns, is adulterated even more than tea.
adulterated with whisky, we believe it costs about eightpence a time.
All this is an immense advance upon the time when there were no laws against the sale of unsound or adulterated food.
His face was also like margarine, but of adulterated margarine, certainly.
Butter should melt at 94° F.; if it does not, you may be sure that it is adulterated with suet or other cheap fat.
Nature hates all false coloring and is ever best where she is least adulterated with art.
Mineral oils that have been adulterated, when heated up, will partially decompose, forming acid.
Nothing is more prejudicial to health than adulterated liquors, or liquors that are debased by any corrupting vegetable substance.
When there is reason to suspect that bread is adulterated with alum, it may be detected thus.
1530s, back-formation from adulteration, or else from Latin adulteratus, past participle of adulterare "to falsify, corrupt," also "to commit adultery." Earlier verb was adulter (late 14c.). Related: Adulterated; adulterating.