Definition of "turps" [turps]

  • (noun-plural) Informal Turpentine.

Use "turps" in a sentence

  • "She could smell a chemical which a colleague described as turps."
  • ""Quelle langue! quelle _langue est la langue_ Américaine!" sniffed the elder Swede, wiping off a brushful of "turps" in her back hair."
  • "When the wax is sufficiently cold, which it will be in a quarter of an hour after finishing, commence colouring, by using the colours direct from the tubes, with as little admixture of "turps" as possible."

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