- a brand of clear, brown, oily solution of cresols in soap, used as a disinfectant and antiseptic.
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Examples from the Web for lysol
Wash off the lysol with ether and allow the latter to evaporate.
Wash the lysol off with ether and allow the latter to evaporate.
Those I use are—Chloride of lime, peroxide of hydrogen, and lysol, 2%.Practical Skunk Raising
William Edwin Pratt
The floor, the ceiling, and the walls were sprayed with kerosene and lysol solution.Plague
Thomas Wright Jackson
Glass rips and nozzles—to be boiled before and after using and kept in lysol solution.Rules and regulations governing maternity hospitals and homes ... September, 1922
California. State Board of Charities and Corrections
- trademark a solution containing a mixture of cresols in water, used as an antiseptic and disinfectant
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Word Origin and History for lysol
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