What does the word turpentine mean?

Usage examples for turpentine

  1. Of turpentine they make no use in their vessels. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. When nearly cool, add about an equal quantity of oil of turpentine. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  3. Billy was despatched for turpentine; Lucy, with an apron pinned about her, began operations on Australia's hair, while Redding sat helplessly by, waiting for Mrs. Wiggs to make his coat presentable. – Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan