verb (used with object), talcked or talced [talkt] /tælkt/, talck·ing or talc·ing [tal-king] /ˈtæl kɪŋ/.
Words nearby talc
Origin of talc
Example sentences from the Web for talcum
It is put out by the House of Mennen, which sells various toilet preparations such as talcum powder, shaving soap, etc.
Ordinary starch, or talcum, or the stearate of zinc is suitable.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
He was a well-fed gentleman with generous neck and chin, freshly shaved and rubbed with talcum powder.King Coal|Upton Sinclair
And I haven't my talcum powder pop gun that shoots bean-bag bullets!Uncle Wiggily in Wonderland|Howard R. Garis
I wanted a glass of iced tea, and some chicken salad, and talcum powder down my neck.Tish, The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions|Mary Roberts Rinehart