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greasy bush

[WE idem (sp?)] n. a shrub (sp?) whose leaves act as a detergent: 1976 Water from the "lye barrel" mixed with water from the well and "octogon soap" and "greasy-bush" leaves, made for the sanitation of dishes (Eneas 3). (Eleu.)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-05-19 01:52
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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