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sugar of lead

[led] /lɛd/
noun, Chemistry
Origin of sugar of lead
1655-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Washing the ulcerated parts with warm soap-suds, copperas, and sugar-of-lead may follow.

    Domestic Animals Richard L. Allen
British Dictionary definitions for sugar-of-lead

sugar of lead

another name for lead acetate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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