Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A sort of lead ore found in Cornwall, England, used by potters to give a glazing to their wares, and called potter's ore. Other forms are alquifore, arquifoux.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A lead ore found in Cornwall, England, and used by potters to give a green glaze to their wares; potter's ore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A lead ore found in Cornwall, England, and used to give a green glaze to pottery.

Etymologies

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Equivalent to arquifoux, French alquifoux, from the same Arabic word as alcohol.

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