Stockholm tar

/stɒkhoʊm ˈta/ (say stokhohm 'tah)

a type of tar prepared from resinous pinewood and used in shipbuilding and in veterinary preparations used in dehorning, shearing and treating horses' hoofs.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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