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sal soda

sodium carbonate (def 2).
Origin of sal soda
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Four pounds sal-soda, one pound chloride of lime, one gallon water.

    Cloud City Cook-Book Mrs. William H. Nash
  • Neither did I put any sal-soda, or other acid or alkali, into my bread.

  • Tinware which has become blackened may be made to look bright and shining again by rubbing with a damp cloth dipped in sal-soda.

    Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • It should be thoroughly scrubbed with borax or sal-soda and water, and well aired, at least once a week.

    Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for sal-soda

sal soda

the crystalline decahydrate of sodium carbonate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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