Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See ink.

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Examples

  • Some of the compounds of silver possess this faculty to a remarkable degree, -- as the common indelible marking-ink, (a solution of nitrate of silver,) which soon darkens in the light, shows us every day.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859

  • It was a corner grocery; advertisements for cheap butter and eggs, painted in green marking-ink upon wrapping paper, stood about on the sidewalk outside.

    McTeague

  • My aunt took so kindly to the notion, that some ready-made clothes, which were purchased for me that afternoon, were marked “Trotwood Copperfield, ” in her own handwriting, and in indelible marking-ink, before I put them on; and it was settled that all the other clothes which were ordered to be made for me (a complete outfit was bespoke that afternoon) should be marked in the same way.

    XIV. My Aunt Makes up Her Mind about Me

  • My aunt took so kindly to the notion, that some ready-made clothes, which were purchased for me that afternoon, were marked 'Trotwood Copperfield', in her own handwriting, and in indelible marking-ink, before I put them on; and it was settled that all the other clothes which were ordered to be made for me (a complete outfit was bespoke that afternoon) should be marked in the same way.

    David Copperfield

  • It was not much that he was able to see of her; for there, also, every one was busy with needles and thread and with marking-ink, and she sat bending over her work.

    Chapter VIII

  • To all of these, abruptly and with ceremony, Mr. George Bross, shipping clerk, introduced himself: a brawny young man in shirt-sleeves, wearing a visorless cap of soiled linen, an apron of striped ticking, pencils behind both angular red ears, and a smudge of marking-ink together with a broad irritating smile upon a clownish countenance.

    The Day of Days An Extravaganza

  • That gentleman, having some time since despaired of any response to his persistent baiting, was now preoccupied with a hand-mirror and endeavours to erase the smudge of marking-ink from his face by means of a handkerchief which he now and again moistened in an engagingly natural and unaffected manner.

    The Day of Days An Extravaganza

  • It is an expensive hat, by Lincoln and Bennett, and I see you have judiciously written your name in indelible marking-ink on the lining.

    John Thorndyke's Cases related by Christopher Jervis and edited by R. Austin Freeman

  • It was a corner grocery; advertisements for cheap butter and eggs, painted in green marking-ink upon wrapping paper, stood about on the sidewalk outside.

    McTeague

  • "Because on the other days you forgot to bring home the marking-ink."

    Eliza

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