noun, plural bo·rax·es, bo·ra·ces [bawr-uh-seez, bohr-] /ˈbɔr əˌsiz, ˈboʊr-/.
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The gold miners and the borax miners and the railroad workers.Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me|Arthur Chu|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Borax, twenty grainsGlycerine, one teaspoonfulWater, an ounce.The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases|Charles West, M.D.
Mixing the egg with a pinch of borax and a pint of warm water is a good plan.The Woman Beautiful|Helen Follett Stevans
It effervesces briskly with borax at the blow-pipe, in consequence of the disengagement of oxygen gas.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Ammonium carbonate, soap, and borax are practically harmless in their effect on the hair.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing|William E. Austin
On the drainage or drying-up of such a lake, a borax plain, similar to that of Pugha, would be left behind.Western Himalaya and Tibet|Thomas Thomson