Usage examples for adulteration

  1. Such adulteration killed the flavor and quality, and no doubt some of the customers. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  2. And to Adulteration round and round. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  3. The Court of the Mayor of London heard diverse cases, including disputes over goods, faulty or substandard goods, adulteration, selling food unfit for human consumption, enhancing the price of goods, using unlawful weighing beams, debts, theft, distraints, forgery, tavern brawling, bullying, and gambling. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  4. " There is no reason why it shouldn't be excellent," replied MacDonald, " for the laird's own ships bring it direct from the coast of France to the coast of Skye, and there's little chance of adulteration between the two." – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  5. There are other modes of adulteration, into the mysteries of which I was not admitted. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  6. There was a time, some years ago, when it was possible to buy sheep manure that was worth something, but at the present time it is sold in powder form, and invites a strong suspicion of adulteration and of containing very much more than what is being paid for. – Making a Lawn by Luke Joseph Doogue
  7. A significant and repulsive adulteration of type, and one so intrinsic that a woman who had been previously wife to a negro or a Chinaman will present her second husband, typically European, with offspring of negroid or of Mongolian type. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  8. But preference is given to foreign importations, of the genuineness of some of which there are strong grounds for suspicion; or in the case of coffee its elements are so disguised by adulteration that a revolution in public taste must take place before it can possibly find general favour. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  9. Purification and Employment for Various Purposes, their Properties, Adulteration and Examination. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  10. It should be double- refined sugar, and still it is an adulteration. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  11. It looks too like an essay in competition with the " Spasmodic School" of its own day; it drags in merely casual things- adulteration, popular politics, and ephemera of all kinds- too assiduously, and its characterisations are not happy. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  12. Formerly, when a commodity was adulterated, it could be returned, and the courts became sorely troubled to defend an adulteration. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles