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sal soda

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noun
  1. sodium carbonate(def 2).

Origin of sal soda

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75
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Examples from the Web for sal soda

Historical Examples

  • Neither did I put any sal-soda, or other acid or alkali, into my bread.

    Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau

  • It should be thoroughly scrubbed with borax or sal-soda and water, and well aired, at least once a week.

    Science in the Kitchen.</p>

    Mrs. E. E. Kellogg

  • Tinware which has become blackened may be made to look bright and shining again by rubbing with a damp cloth dipped in sal-soda.

    Science in the Kitchen.</p>

    Mrs. E. E. Kellogg

  • Four pounds sal-soda, one pound chloride of lime, one gallon water.

    Cloud City Cook-Book

    Mrs. William H. Nash


British Dictionary definitions for sal soda

sal soda

noun
  1. the crystalline decahydrate of sodium carbonate
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