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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. native carbonate of soda; natron
  • n. sandiver
  • n. saltpetre

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Native carbonate of soda; natron.
  • n. Glass gall or sandiver.
  • n. Saltpeter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Glass-gall or sandiver, a scum which rises upon melted glass in the furnace.
  • n. The salt which collects on the walls of vaults; saltpeter.

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