Definition of Eau de cologne

1. Noun. A perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol.

Exact synonyms: Cologne, Cologne Water
Generic synonyms: Essence, Perfume

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eau De Cologne

eating place
eating the seed corn
eating utensil
eaton-lambert syndrome
eats away
eats like a bird
eats like a horse
eats one's seed corn
eats one's words
eats the seed corn
eau de Javelle
eau de cologne (current term)
eau de cologne mint
eau de nil
eau de nils
eau de toilette
eau de vie
eaves trough
eaves troughs

Literary usage of Eau de cologne

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1. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"eau de cologne, Cologne water. A cele- ated perfume, so called from the place where it i made. The following is one formula: Oil of ..."

2. American Druggist (1889)
"Eau-de-Cologne. A SHORT time ago the Chemist and Druggist announced that a ... "A very good authority states that eau-de-cologne can only be of first ..."

3. A Cyclopaedia of Six Thousand Practical Receipts, and Collateral Information by Arnold James Cooley (1850)
"When prepared in the latter way, any article that would impart a color should be avoided, as eau de Cologne should be both transparent and colorless. ..."

4. St. Petersburgh: A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital; Through by Augustus Bozzi Granville (1828)
"Receipt for making Eau de Cologne.— Navigation of the Rhine. — Steam-boat—Timber Rafts. WE entered Aachen, as its present masters call Aix la Chapelle, ..."

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