camphor

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  • A drop of camphor every three hours is often good for a cold at the beginning. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • They made her a little sick at first but she took camphor and now she don't mind. Cited from The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary, by Anne Warner
  • I thought this was the one you told me to leave out of the camphor chest. Cited from The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • As just stated, after the camphor action is over there is no depression. Cited from Disturbances of the Heart, by Oliver T. Osborne
  • Yet many are cut down in vain, or split up the side without finding camphor. Cited from The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2, Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • I have understood that the price of camphor, at the same time, suffered similar changes. Cited from Economy of Machinery, by Charles Babbage
  • Camphor is then added, and the whole is ground together and thoroughly mixed. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 613, October 1, 1887, by Various
  • Perhaps it would be as well to hand me the bottle of camphor. Cited from The Deliverance, by Ellen Glasgow
  • "So it is; I know camphor is good for a great many things." Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island, by Roger Thompson Finlay
  • Here the finest camphor was produced, equal in value to its weight in gold. Cited from The History of Sumatra, by William Marsden
  • If you do not have vinegar in the house, camphor will answer the same purpose. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • On the northern side of the house are two large camphor laurel trees.
  • If you drop sweet oil in, the camphor will dart away and then stop moving. Cited from The Story of the Treasure Seekers, by E. Nesbit #1
  • The oil has been described as having a fresh, camphor-like smell.
  • I'm told that they rather dislike camphor, but do you know the present price of that old friend? Cited from The Smiling Hill-Top, by Julia M. Sloane
  • Before the war most of the camphor was obtained from Japan. Cited from Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights, Kelly Miller
  • They put lots of camphor and burnt them making it look like the sun had rose.
  • When fire and camphor are brought together, is there any black remnant? Cited from Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3), by Charles Eliot
  • "How can people tell when there is any camphor inside the tree?" asked Clara. Cited from Among the Trees at Elmridge, by Ella Rodman Church
  • At length our party arrived before a handsome flight of steps, with two magnificent camphor-trees on either side. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
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Meaning of camphor

  • noun A resin obtained from the camphor tree; used in making celluloid and liniment