follow Dictionary.com

What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?

fuller's soap

fuller's soap in the Bible

(Heb. borith mekabbeshim, i.e., "alkali of those treading cloth"). Mention is made (Prov. 25:20; Jer. 2:22) of nitre and also (Mal. 3:2) of soap (Heb. borith) used by the fuller in his operations. Nitre is found in Syria, and vegetable alkali was obtained from the ashes of certain plants. (See SOAP.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for fuller

9
12
Scrabble Words With Friends