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white liquor

(in making wood pulp for paper) the chemicals used to digest the wood, basically sodium hydroxide and sodium hyposulfite.
Compare black liquor. Unabridged
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  • The judge reached for his saddle-pockets and pulled out a bottle of white liquor with a stopper of corn-shucks.

    In Happy Valley John Fox
  • With the boy at the door, Hale rolled the hand-barrel to the threshold and the white liquor gurgled joyously on the steps.

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