- commercial potassium carbonate.
Origin of pearlash
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Examples from the Web for pearlash
If cheese get hard, and lose its flavour, pour some sweet wine over four ounces of pearlash, till the liquor ceases to ferment.
Every thing mixed with pearlash should be put in the oven immediately.The American Frugal Housewife
Lydia M. Child
Pearlash and warm water will sometimes do alone, but it is the most efficacious to use the soap-lather and pearlash together.Our Deportment
John H. Young
After careful cleansing, the gut is split up into strands, and treated with a bath of pearlash water for several days.
Thousands of wagon loads of pure saleratus and pearlash could be got here.Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51
E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls