Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a corn-poppy.—
- n. Corn-poppy color; a flame-color.
- n. In dyeing, the name for various coal-tar colors of different red shades.
- n. In engineering, a small bridge or culvert.
- n. Same as cochineal red A.
“The additives assessed in the study included sodium benzoate, sunset yellow, carmoisine, ponceau 4R, tartrazine, quinoline yellow and allura red.”
“Red No. 7 (ponceau 4R, not approved in the U.S.), and Red No. 40 (allura red).”
“Then her house came under consideration: she depicted the bright glory of the new _ponceau_ furniture, as contrasted with shocking old faded things -- and she glanced significantly toward Mrs. Lawson's sofas and chairs.”
“Alizarine red WR, for yellow touch ponceau or scarlet,”
“Rocelline affords the same reactions as artificial ponceau, but if steeped in a concentrated solution of stannous chloride it is in time completely discharged, which is not the case with artificial ponceau.”
“The fourth group comprises saffranine, azo-dinaphthyldiamine, rosolic acid, coralline, pure eosine and cosine modified by a salt of lead, coccina, artificial ponceau, and red-wood.”
“Artificial ponceau does not undergo any change on treatment with hydrochloric acid, and resists potash.”
“This last reaction not being very distinct, red-wood shades might be mistaken for those of artificial ponceau but for the superior brightness of the latter.”
“Fiddy's bedchamber, and by the mere sleight of hand of tying on a worked apron with vine clusters and leaves and tendrils all in purple and green floss silks, pinning a pink bow under her mob-cap, and sticking in her bosom a bunch of dewy ponceau polyanthuses, had beat him most completely.”
“Over a skirt with a demi-train of _ponceau_ velvet edged with fur there was a surcoat of brocade in blue and gold lined with miniver (only her Majesty wore this royal fur).”
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Words for colours that have fallen out of use.
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These chromonyms are defined as colors in at least one dictionary (mostly MW3). (Actually there's one fake, for reasons I'll explain someday.) They are all one-word nouns such as "kelly", which can...
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