Vienna paste


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Vienna paste (Pharm) A caustic application made up of equal parts of caustic potash and quicklime; -- called also Vienna caustic.
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In literature:

The weakness of the Vienna Ministry seems to be past all understanding.
"In the World War" by Count Ottokar Czernin
On his return to Vienna fortune continued to smile upon him, as if anxious to atone for her neglect in the past.
"Story-Lives of Great Musicians" by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
He began to prepare some Vienna paste, but in a slow, dawdling manner that irritated my nerves to the last degree.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 2" by Various
Thus Venice, Prague, and Vienna are brought before the reader in all their past glory and recent political vicissitudes.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 4, April, 1852" by Various
It certainly is true that Prince Lichnowsky for some time past had not been counted as a friend of Austria in Vienna.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various

In news:

VIENNA, Austria (AP) — It's just a tiny typewritten line tucked away in an immense archive, but it sheds further light on the Nazi past of Arnold Schwarzenegger's father.
People driving past the facility on state Route 193 in Vienna can't help but notice all the work that is going on, including a nearly $1 million project to extend the taxiway and eventually build three new hangars.
Vienna — Austrian experts say melting glaciers have been the single greatest cause of rising sea level over the past century.
VIENNA — Marinko Matosevic of Australia rallied past sixth- seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 Monday in the opening round of the Erste Bank Open.