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  • They were not people of fashion, as we readily perceived, but kindly-looking mercantile folk, and ladies painted as white as newly calcimined house walls; and all gravely polite.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Water Company's new building was in a very desirable locality, and several lawyers deserted their old nooks and corners to occupy its spacious and well-calcimined apartments.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

  • Once on a time it had been regularly calcimined, twice a year, or three times, but it had been many years now since it had undergone this cleanly process.

    The Way of the Wind

  • The room also in which the sick was cared for should be thoroughly disinfected and cleaned; in some instances the woodwork ought to be repainted and the walls repapered or calcimined.

    Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools

  • The house where a consumptive has lived should be disinfected, repapered or calcimined, and thoroughly cleaned before it is again occupied.

    Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools

  • It is thoroughly calcimined in chromatic tints and looks fine as you approach it from the sea, but your enthusiasm wanes somewhat when you get into the picture and see that there are many places where the gilt has been knocked off the gingerbread and has not been put back again.

    A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel

  • Four rooms at one end of the hospital have been cut off from the hospital proper by a heavy partition that has been put up at the end of the long corridor, and these rooms are now being calcimined and painted.

    Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888

  • The tiled walls, the floor, the calcimined ceiling, the light globe, the enameled medicine chest, the outside of the bathtub, and even a little three-legged stool, were all the same shade.

    The Camp Fire Girls at School Or, The Wohelo Weavers

  • Miss Saunders came in, and met Mama and Grandma; we were having the kitchen calcimined, the place was pretty well upset, I remember.

    The Story of Julia Page

  • The women are rouged, calcimined, dyed, overdressed to the nth degree.

    Scene V. The Hairy Ape

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