- of or derived from carbolic acid.
Origin of carbolic
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Examples from the Web for carbolic
All flesh is the same to it—unless saturated with carbolic acid.
There were no carpets on the floors and the house had a slight smell of carbolic.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
He can also tell if it is phosphorus or carbolic acid, by the smell.
Add a tablespoonful of carbolic acid to the gallon while hot.Taxidermy
Leon Luther Pray
Remember that carbolic acid is not an acid, and is not antidoted with alkalines.The Mother and Her Child
William S. Sadler
Word Origin and History for carbolic
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