a cosmetic preparation composed of camphor, spermaceti, white beeswax, and a vegetable oil and used chiefly in the treatment of mild skin eruptions.
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- camphor ball,
- camphor laurel,
- camphor oil,
- camphor tree,
Origin of camphor ice
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Charlotte unbendingly smoothed out a bit of tin-foil and wrapped the piece of camphor-ice in it.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
an ointment consisting of camphor, white wax, spermaceti, and castor oil, used to treat skin ailments, esp chapped skin
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