Part of speech: noun

A resinous product of the pine.

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Usage examples "turpentine":

  1. Of turpentine they make no use in their vessels. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
  2. When nearly cool, add about an equal quantity of oil of turpentine. - "Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets", 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", Alice Caldwell Hegan.