The quicklime, they said, would consume the flesh and leave the white bones—the skeleton—intact, which could then be moved easily.
Put some quicklime and red orpiment in water, place some warm ashes under it for a whole day, filter the liquor, and cork it down.
Finely powdered marble and quicklime, well beaten together; used as a cement or mortar.
In other words, both of these are merely weakened forms of quicklime.
Ashes or quicklime, sprinkled over the leaves when they are wet with dew or rain, is an effectual remedy.
No coffins were to be used, corps93es were to be put in sacks and buried in quicklime.
Paupers and quicklime would make a capital compost, and scarcely require a top-dressing, of any kind, for years.
She has vanished as utterly as a butterfly under a barrel of quicklime.
On account of the dissolved zinc which it contains it cannot be used a second time, unless regenerated by boiling with quicklime.
He was fuming like quicklime at Daisy's escapade the morning after your accident.