Nitre

Nitre

A mineral; carbonate of soda.

As he that taketh away a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar upon NITRE, so is he that singeth songs to an heavy heart. ( Proverbs 25:20 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Nitre'". A King James Dictionary.