from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The coloring or shading of anything; state or condition as to color.
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When I compared with rose a-bloom the tintage of her cheeks,
The curious contrast in a region of evergreens was not wanting, the varied tintage of winter on one tree, and upon another the brightest hues of budding spring.
I should imagine from what he says that the coloring of vegetation is in great part the merest tintage, the large admixture of white giving to it
Each year, by December -- the south-polar midsummer month -- vegetation has become colored; and its delicacy yet brilliancy of tintage is then very beautiful, and varied beyond that of perhaps any other spot in the world.
When I compared with rose a-bloom the tintage of her cheeks, *