Definition of Eau de cologne
1. Noun. A perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol.
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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, ..."