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  • Her thighs were spread out to their utmost extension, and discovered between them the mark of the sex, the red-center'd cleft of flesh, whose lips, vermilioning inwards, exprest a small rubid line in sweet miniature, such as Guido's touch of colouring could never attain to the life or delicacy of.

    Fanny Hill, Part II (first letter)

  • Her thighs were spread out to their utmost extension, and discovered between them the mark of the sex, the red-centered cleft of flesh, whose lips, vermilioning inwards, exprest a small rubid line in sweet miniature, such as Guido's touch of colouring could never attain to the life or delicacy of.

    Memoirs of Fanny Hill.

  • Her thighs were spread out to their utmost extension, and discovered between them the mark of the sex, the red-center’d cleft of flesh, whose lips, vermilioning inwards, exprest a small rubid line in sweet miniature, such as Guido’s touch of colouring could never attain to the life or delicacy of.

    Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

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  • This word reminds me of bilirubin , and the movie Silence of the Lambs which had William "Billy" Rubin as a character name.

    June 9, 2014

  • Rubid signifies reddish, somewhat red (OED).

    June 9, 2014