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liver of sulphur Line breaks: liver of sul|phur

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also liver of sulfur)

Definition of liver of sulphur in English:


[mass noun] archaic
A liver-coloured mixture containing potassium sulphide, used in medicinal ointment.
Example sentences
  • It comes in copper, brass and silver and can also be distressed with liver of sulphur or an acid wash.
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