What does the word sulphur mean?

Usage examples for sulphur

  1. From time to time there was a passing odor of sulphur; then the leaves, slightly shaken by electric currents, would tremble upon their stalks; till again all would return to the former motionless silence. – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  2. Mix a tea- spoonful of sulphur, and the same quantity of powdered charcoal, in the food daily. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  3. Stirling reached for his pipe, gathered together a palmful of cut plug, struck a sulphur match on the rail at his side and held the flame to the bowl till it glowed. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage