soap flakes

noun
small flakes or chips of soap commercially produced and packaged for washing laundry, dishes, etc.
Also called soap chips.


Origin:
1930–35, Americanism

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Example sentences
Corduroy found a box of white soap flakes and thought it was snow.
He accidentally tipped over the box and was covered with soap flakes.
Use fingerpaint or make your own by mixing soap flakes in a bowl with a small
  amount of water.
It can have the appearance of white soap flakes when floating on the water
  surface.
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