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  • n. An alloy imitating gold or silver.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alloy imitating gold or silver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compound metal simulating silver. See alchemy, 3.


A corruption of alchemy. (Wiktionary)


  • A still more universal spoon material was alchymy, also called occamy, alcamy, arkamy, etc., a metal never used now, which was made of a mixture of pan-brass and arsenicum.

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