Castile soap

  1. a hard soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide

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How to use Castile soap in a sentence

  • Among a number of soaps that might be mentioned Castile soap is, perhaps, as good as any.

    The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler
  • Mortimer was as bold as orange-and-pink hosiery, and Simile was as elusive as a cake of Castile soap.

    Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
  • At the end of September he shut up the soda fountain gladly, piling it high with bars of Castile soap or cartons of cod liver oil.

    Shandygaff | Christopher Morley
  • Apply freely on linen rags night, and morning, washing previously with warm Castile soap-suds.

  • Castile soap, as imported from Spain, is a similar combination, but is colored by protosulphate of iron.

    The Art of Perfumery | G. W. Septimus Piesse