sulphur

Part of speech: noun

A pale yellow, non- metallic, inflammable substance; brimstone.

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Usage examples "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.", 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", 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", Henry Leverage.