Part of speech: noun

A preparation of ammonia, used as smelling- salts.

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Usage examples "hartshorn":

  1. Chalk wet with hartshorn is a remedy for the sting of bees; so is likewise table- salt kept moist with water. - "The American Frugal Housewife", Lydia M. Child.
  2. Lemon- Juice and Vinegar- and- Water Hartshorn...................... - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. The odor of spirits of hartshorn is caused by this gas. - "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.