From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vitriolate \Vit"ri*o*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vitriolated;
   p. pr. & vb. n. Vitriolating.] (Old Chem.)
      (a) To convert into, or change to, a vitriol; to make into
          sulphuric acid or a sulphate.
      (b) To subject to the action of, or impregnate with,
          [1913 Webster]
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