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dichloride

[dī′klȯr‚īd]
(chemistry)
Any inorganic salt or organic compound that has two chloride atoms in its molecule.
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Here is young Ernest Hemingway recovering from leg wounds, writing about a Nick who has hidden a bottle of "bichloride" no purpose specifically mentioned.
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