American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Hartshorn

H`ARTSHORN, n. The horn of the hart or male deer. The scrapings or raspings of this horn are medicinal, and used in decoctions, ptisans, c. Hartshorn jelly is nutritive and strengthening. Hartshorn calcined by a strong and long continued heat,is changed into a white earth, which is employed in medicine as an absorbent. The salt of hartshorn is powerful sudorific,and hartshorn yields also a pungent volatile spirit.

The jelly of hartshorn is simply gelatine; the earth remaining after calcination, is phosphate of lime; the salt and spirit of hartshorn are muriate of ammonia, with a little animal oil.

Hartshorn plantain, a species of Plantago.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Hartshorn," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed February 24, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9HBC44LGDT88397.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Hartshorn." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 24 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9HBC44LGDT88397.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Hartshorn' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 24 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=9HBC44LGDT88397.