white arsenic

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Synonyms for white arsenic

a white powdered poisonous trioxide of arsenic

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He worked for Cotopaxi copper smelters in Ecuador and for Pe[+ or -]oles in Mexico, smelting lead, copper and white arsenic.
white arsenic or Paris Green 1 pint cheap molasses Juice from one lemon 7 pints of water
Coroner, on the body of Thomas Warren of Wordesly, crrct and a verdict of wilful murder was returned against his wife, Mary Warren, who had, it appears, on the Sunday morning preceding, mixed up a quantity of white arsenic in a cake which she gave to her husband and he died in consequence of eating it at eleven the same night.
Arsenic is a toxic semi-metallic element produced and traded chiefly as white arsenic (arsenic trioxide).