quicksilvering love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of quicksilver.
  • n. An amalgam of mercury and tin formerly applied to the backs of mirrors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The mercury and foil on the back of a looking-glass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of coating with quicksilver or with an amalgam.
  • n. A coating with quicksilver or an amalgam, as in a looking-glass.


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