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carbolize

[kahr-buh-lahyz]
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verb (used with object), car·bo·lized, car·bo·liz·ing.
  1. phenolate(def 2).
Also especially British, car·bo·lise.

Origin of carbolize

First recorded in 1865–70; carbol(ic) + -ize
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Examples from the Web for carbolised

Historical Examples

  • It should then be dressed with carbolised lint and supported by a bandage.

    A Manual of the Operations of Surgery

    Joseph Bell

  • I sponged the wound, cleaned it, dressed it, and finally covered it over with cotton wadding and carbolised bandages.


British Dictionary definitions for carbolised

carbolize

carbolise

verb
  1. (tr) another word for phenolate
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