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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of quicksilver.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Overlaid with quicksilver, or with an amalgam of quicksilver and tinfoil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Overlaid with quicksilver, or with an amalgam, as a plate of glass with quicksilver and tin-foil, to make a mirror.
- Partaking of the nature of quicksilver; showing resemblance to some characteristic of quicksilver.
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The word mirror is more peculiarly used to signify a smooth surface of glass, tinned and quicksilvered at the back,  which reflects the images of objects placed before it.
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She bit her red lips and looked out of the window; but the window, blackened by night and quicksilvered by the snow, was only a mirror for
The shades were up; night quicksilvered the window-panes so that they were like a dark mirror reflecting his face.
The "fine speeches" Mr Pinero referred to trace to the intrusion behind the glass of a part-quicksilvered portion, which cunningly shows, when the glass is moved about, Stevenson himself behind the character, as we have said already.
The misty gray dome above him, which an invisible moon seemed to have quicksilvered over, alternately lightened and darkened with passing gusts of fine rain.
Glass and crystal ware, plate and window glass, and the same silvered, quicksilvered, and platinized.
And so it came to pass, in the tenth month of the eighth year of the third millennium, and nigh upon the time of the next Great Census, that The One remained most grievously afflicted by the wound that He had caused Himself many weeks earlier in the City of the Golden Gated Bridge when, with His own quicksilvered tongue, He had verily shot Himself in the foot.
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