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SPIRITS OF HARTSHORN

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 37 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SPIRITS OF HARTSHORN, a name signifying originally the ammoniacal liquor obtained by the distillation of horn shavings, afterwards applied to the partially purified similar products of the action of heat on nitrogenous animal matter generally, and now popularly used to designate the aqueous solution of ammonia (q.v).
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