Sulphuric ether

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common anæsthetic ether; - so called because made by the catalytic action of sulphuric acid on alcohol. See Ether, 3 (a).

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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[1.] Sulphuric ether. Graham's Town Journal 26 June 1847, p.
Thomson's Dispensatory of 1818, where, under the head "sulphuric ether," he will find it stated that injurious effects had, even then, ensued from the inhalation of its vapour (13).
Remarks on the Proper Mode of Administering Sulphuric Ether by Inhalation.