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v. t.1.To wash, as the face, with a cosmetic water, said by some to be prepared from the sulphur.
She shall no oftener powder her hair, [or] surfel her cheeks, . . . but she shall as often gaze on my picture.
- Ford.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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