castile soap

noun, often capitalized C
cas·​tile soap | \ (ˌ)ka-ˈstēl- How to pronounce castile soap (audio) \

Definition of castile soap

: a fine hard bland soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide also : any of various similar soaps

Examples of castile soap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The kit also includes amber glass bottles, castile soap, and lemon, eucalyptus, and lavender essential oils. Elizabeth Sweet, Better Homes & Gardens, "These Zero-Waste Cleaning Kits Have Everything You Need for a Sparkling Home," 9 Nov. 2020 Warm water and a little bit of castile soap make an excellent makeup brush cleaning solution. Rebekah Lowin, Country Living, "15 Castile Soap Uses You've Never Thought of Before," 1 May 2020 Buy now: Reverie Shampoo, $38, revolve.com or amazon.comBuy now: Reverie Conditioner, $40, revolve.com or amazon.com Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Liquid Soap For a slightly crunchy classic, stock up on Dr. Bronner’s 18-in-one pure castile soap. Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Natural Beauty Products for Your Dopp Kit," 30 Apr. 2020 Buy now: Reverie Shampoo and Conditioner, $40 each for 250ml at amazon.com, or $12 for 50ml at gmreverie.com Dr. Bronner’s Soap For a slightly crunchy classic, stock up on Dr. Bronner’s 18-in-one pure castile soap. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Natural Products for Your Dopp Kit," 17 Oct. 2019 Baking soda and castile soap are great de-greasers. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Essential Oils to Add to Your Bath Routine — And How to Do It Safely," 20 Sep. 2018 Baking soda and castile soap are great de-greasers. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Essential Oils to Add to Your Bath Routine — And How to Do It Safely," 20 Sep. 2018 Baking soda and castile soap are great de-greasers. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Essential Oils to Add to Your Bath Routine — And How to Do It Safely," 20 Sep. 2018 Baking soda and castile soap are great de-greasers. Allison Young, Good Housekeeping, "The Best Essential Oils to Add to Your Bath Routine — And How to Do It Safely," 20 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of castile soap

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for castile soap

Middle English castell sope, from Castell Castile

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20 Nov 2020

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“Castile soap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/castile%20soap. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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castile soap

noun
cas·​tile soap | \ (ˌ)kas-ˌtēl- How to pronounce castile soap (audio) \

Medical Definition of castile soap

: a fine hard bland soap made from olive oil and sodium hydroxide also : any of various similar soaps

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