Imperial Kitchen, a restaurant in Hong Kong, makes my favorite version: smoked Peking duck with camphor wood spices.
Betel-leaves and camphor are being given to courtezans and their lovers.
I changed at once, and took five drops of camphor on a lump of sugar.
camphor or a little corrosive sublimate may be used to preserve herbaria from the ravages of insects.
The entire interior of the cave was pure white, looking like camphor.
"camphor's good for sore throat," Mrs. Pettigrew volunteered.
That ten drops of camphor in half a glass of water will prevent a cold.
It said, 'Moisten with alcohol or camphor, allow to stand five minutes, and wash out with clear water.'
Dissolve in the mixture three quarters of an ounce of yellow wax, and one dram of camphor, stirring the whole well together.
Once I saw the faded sisters bending over the trunk together, and, as I thought, embalming something in camphor.
substance extensively used in medicine, early 14c., caumfre, from Old French camphre, from Medieval Latin camfora, from Arabic kafur, perhaps via Sanskrit karpuram, from Malay kapur "camphor tree." Related: Camphorated.
camphor cam·phor (kām'fər)
An aromatic crystalline compound obtained from the wood or leaves of the camphor tree or synthesized and used as an insect repellent and in external preparations to relieve mild pain and itching.