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What does L stand for?

L stands for Lewisite

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The gases - Mustard gas, Lewisite Tear Gas and chloro-picrin - were stored in a safe at the premises of Minton Treharne and Davies, a firm of analytical chemists, in Bute Crescent for demonstration purposes.
Dew of Death: The Story of Lewisite, America's Worm War I Weapon of Mass Destruction.
Lewisite was not used during WWI, but it became a commonly produced chemical warfare agent during the early and middle parts of the 20th century.