What does alkalify mean?
The definition of alkalify
Al”ka*li*fy, v. t.
[imp. & p. p. Alkalified; p. pr. & vb. n.Alkalifying.]
Etym: [Alkali + -fly: cf. F. alcalifier.]

To convert into an alkali; to give alkaline properties to.

Al”ka*li*fy, v. i.
To become changed into an alkali.