What does the word arsenic mean?

Usage examples for arsenic

  1. The principal arsenic- producing countries are the United States, Germany, France, Great Britain, Canada, and Mexico. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  2. The great bulk of the world's arsenic, as previously stated, is obtained as a by- product of smelting operations. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  3. A professional gentleman in this town, of considerable experience and unquestioned integrity, assures me, that he has attended, within the last fortnight, in this town and neighbourhood, more than 12 cases of common cholera, and that he would think a person as safe in consuming a certain quantity of arsenic, as in using the potatoes now exposed for sale. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton

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