Recent Examples of turpentine from the Web
Other products made at the Mackie factory -- which was taken over by Delta Pine Products around the 1940s -- included turpentine, axle grease, paint and pine tar.
In one notorious treatment, turpentine was injected into a patient’s abdominal wall in the hope of encouraging a fever high enough to burn away her hallucinations.
The museum includes numerous replicas of buildings of the type used by early settlers, including a copper turpentine still, corn crib, 19th century church, log cabins and more.
The sticks were daubed with smells like (to English-speaking sensibilities) leather, orange, fish, garlic and turpentine.
All woodwork, desks, chairs, tables and doors should be wiped off with a cloth wet with linseed, kerosene and turpentine.
Blot with turpentine, like Winsor & Newton Distilled Turpentine ($13, amazon.com).
One involved suspending seed pearls over a boiling solution of vinegar and turpentine, which softened the pearls into paste.
Any container would do—whiskey or ale jugs, salt or turpentine vats.
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