An austere vinegar, made from the expressed juice of wild or crab apples. It is used by the wax-chandlers for purifying their wax. Also in French cookery, to give pungency to ragouts, etc.

French.

English.

Acetic acid . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .

29.3

29.62

Peroxide of copper . . . . . . . .

43.5

44.25

Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . .

25.2

25.51

Impurity .. . . . . . . . . . . .. . .

2.0

0.62

100.0

100.0