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Definitions of phosphorus:

part of speech: noun

A luminous poison obtained from bones; a valuable tonic.

Usage examples for phosphorus:

  • The chestnut reared, and turning to control the horse, Connor saw his eyes and the eyes of the mule shining like phosphorus "The Garden of Eden", Max Brand
  • The bloo glimmer is phosphorus an' the fire eyes is two of these little old lamps like miners packs in their caps. "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis
  • He is nothing more than a 'petit- maitre', without talents or information, who has a little phosphorus in his mind. "The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete", Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe

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