a fetid, tarry liquid obtained in the dry distillation of bone.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883 Various
a dark brown pungent oil, containing pyridine and hydrocarbons, obtained by the destructive distillation of bones
bone out Contemporary Examples I Shot Bin Laden Elliot Ackerman November 15, 2014 Rush Accuses Obama of Faking Isaac Forecasts and More Outrageous Limbaugh Claims August 27, 2012 Historical Examples The House of Torchy Sewell Ford A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell Buffalo Land W. E. Webb Margaret Brown’s French Cookery Book Margaret Brown The […]
any composite plant of the genus Eupatorium, especially E. perfoliatum, of North America, having white flowers in a flat-topped cluster. Historical Examples The Strollers Frederic S. Isham Reels and Spindles Evelyn Raymond The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2) Ida Husted Harper Just Patty Jean Webster The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) […]
a person who treats or sets fractures, broken or dislocated bones, or the like, especially one who is not a regular physician or surgeon; healer. Historical Examples The Hated Son Honore de Balzac The Hated Son Honore de Balzac Baseball Joe on the Giants Lester Chadwick The Hated Son Honore de Balzac The Hated Son […]