Volcanic ash

Volcanic ash
Ash Ash, n., sing. of {Ashes}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Ash is rarely used in the singular except in connection with chemical or geological products; as, soda ash, coal which yields a red ash, etc., or as a qualifying or combining word; as, ash bin, ash heap, ash hole, ash pan, ash pit, ash-grey, ash-colored, pearlash, potash. [1913 Webster]

{Bone ash}, burnt powered; bone earth.

{Volcanic ash}. See under {Ashes}. [1913 Webster]

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