black lotion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n black lotion a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
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Usage

In literature:

A tea, or infusion, of black walnut leaves, applied as a lotion to the affected parts, has also proved beneficial.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
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