A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed, a History of the Language and an English Grammar, Volum 2
T. Tegg, 1832
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It would contribute to the history of colours, if chemists would in their laboratory
take a heedful notice, and give us a faithful account, of the colours observed in
the steam of bodies, either sublimed or distilled. Boule. The flames of love will ...
n.s. A kind of varnish, which, ... spread upon a white substance, exhibits o, a gold
colour. o To LAcker. v. a. [from the noun.] To of smear over with lacker. lost What
shook the stage, and made the people stare? so. - ge * - go o: Cato's long wig, ...
Daniel A greyhound, of a mouse colour, lame of one leg, belongs to a lady.
Arbuthnot and Pope. 2. ñolio. ; not smooth: alluding to the feet of a verse. Our
authors write Whether in prose, or verse, 'tis all the same; he prose is fustain, and
It is found in detached lumps, of an elegant blue colour, variegated with clouds of
white, and veins of a shining gold colour: to it the painters are indebted for their
beautiful ultra-marine colour, which is only a calcination of lapus lazuli. Hill.
In painting, the light and a white colour are but one and the same thing: no colour
more resembles the air than white, and by ... Dryden. Two cylindrick bodies with
annular fu ci, found with sharks teeth, and other shells, in a light coloured clay.
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
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