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Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Definitions and other things!

I'm often asked for the origins or definition of "Galipot"- Well here you have it, in black and white, and the address of a useful and funny/amusing little dictionary as well! May well be a stinky old turpentine residue, but it's as near as most of you will get to Nobility!!!

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definition of galipot
Galipot
An impure resin of turpentine, hardened on the outside of pine trees by the spontaneous evaporation of its essential oil. When purified, it is called yellow pitch, white pitch, or Burgundy pitch. Related Word Definitions: An, Burgundy, By, Called, Essential, Evaporation, Hardened, Impure, Is, It, Of, Oil, On, Or, Outside, Pine, Pitch, Purified, Resin, Spontaneous, The, Turpentine, When, White, Yellow
Translation Links: An, Burgundy, By, Called, Essential, Evaporation, Hardened, Impure, Is, It, Of, Oil, On, Or, Outside, Pine, Pitch, Purified, Resin, Spontaneous, The, Trees, Turpentine, When, White, Yellow
Encyclopedia Links: An, Burgundy, By, Evaporation, Impure, Is, It, Of, Oil, On, Or, Outside, Pine, Pitch, Resin, Spontaneous, The, Trees, Turpentine, When, White, Yellow
Quote Links: Burgundy, Called, Essential, Hardened, Impure, Oil, Outside, Pine, Pitch, Purified, Spontaneous, Trees, White, Yellow, Turpentine, Evaporation


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