Origin of colophony
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Colophony, kol-of′o-ni, n. the dark-coloured resin got from the distillation of turpentine with water.
The portion of common resin or colophony which is the least soluble in cold and somewhat dilute alcohol.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Colophony, 462 has been placed in correct alphabetical order in the index.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
It is valuable because tar, pitch, rosin, and colophony are obtained by distilling it.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot
The colophene hydrocarbons, formula (C20H32), represented by colophony.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth