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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the quicksilver-mines of California, the second-class ore obtained in small lumps, and inferior in yield to the grueso.


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  • In the middle ages the names sandis, warantia, granza, garancia, were applied to madder, the latter (garance) being still retained in France.

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