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- That removes hair
that removes hair
depilatory (plural depilatories)
- A preparation that removes hair from the body.
- 1885, Richard F[rancis] Burton, transl. and editor, A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights’ Entertainments, now Entituled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night […], volume IV, Shammar edition, [London]: […] Burton Club […], OCLC 939632161:
- When Bilkis Queen of Sheba discovered her legs by lifting her robe (Koran xxvii.), Solomon was minded to marry her, but would not do so till the devils had by a depilatory removed the hair.