Chalk mixture

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chalk mixture a preparation of chalk, cinnamon, and sugar in gum water, much used in diarrheal affection, esp. of infants.
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Usage

In literature:

The soil, a mixture of chalk and gravel, is poor, and offers but little encouragement to the labors of the plough.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)" by Dawson Turner
The body consists of a mixture of clay mixed with fine pebbles, or pounded flint, and sometimes ground chalk or shells.
"Stonehenge" by Frank Stevens
Make a mixture of cream of tartar, 2 parts; levigated chalk, 2 parts; and alum, 1 part.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Some gilders prefer to use blacklead or a mixture of chalk and blacklead.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Compound Powder of Chalk, Quinine Mixture, Rhubarb, Catechu, will generally be sufficient.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Their hair is crisp, and always cleverly coated with a mixture of ochre, chalk, or clay.
"Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea." by W. D. Pitcairn
The country which they travelled through from Dover to London was (so our traveller thought) in general a bad mixture of sand and chalk.
"The Dover Road" by Charles G. Harper
A mixture of chalk, saleratus, and soda is often given by farmers; yet they do not afford permanent relief.
"The American Reformed Cattle Doctor" by George Dadd
Also there is made a mixture of scrapings of bolondo, powdered red-wood, and chalk.
"Fetichism in West Africa" by Robert Hamill Nassau
They are made of black lead, a species of chalk, or of a mixture of coloring matter with gum, size, or clay.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
If only tiny places are faulty, they need merely be coated with a mixture of weak phosphoric acid, gum, and lampblack or red chalk.
"The Invention of Lithography" by Alois Senefelder
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