verdigris-green love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A green color imparted to the lead glaze of common earthenware by the use of verdigris, as in the tulip ware of the old Pennsylvania-German potters.
  • n. A bright, very bluish green.


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  • During the years 1843 – 44 my regiment, almost all Hindu Sepoys of the Bombay Presidency, was stationed at a purgatory called Bandar Ghárrá,405 a sandy flat with a scatter of verdigris-green milk-bush some forty miles north of

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The modifiers refer to familiar or common objects (sky-blue, milk-white), to familiar metals (silver-white, gold-yellow) or to coloring materials (indigo-blue, verdigris-green).

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • Compact malachite, for example, is a color between verdigris-green and grass-green.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • On the eighth, a slight epistaxis; small vomiting of verdigris-green matters; slept a little.

    Of The Epidemics

  • On the eleventh, vomited bile of a verdigris-green color; not long after had a rigor, and again the extremities cold; towards evening a rigor, a cold sweat, much vomiting; passed a painful night.

    Of The Epidemics

  • The patient affected with phrenitis, having taken to bed on the first day, vomited largely of verdigris-green and thin matters; fever, accompanied with rigors, copious and continued sweats all over; heaviness of the head and neck, with pain; urine thin, substances floating in the urine small, scattered, did not subside; had copious dejections from the bowels; very delirious; no sleep.

    Of The Epidemics

  • Convulsions occurring in persons attacked with frenzy, and having vomitings of verdigris-green bile, in some cases quickly prove fatal.

    Of The Epidemics

  • About the twenty-fourth was cold in the extremities of the hands, vomitings bilious, yellow, and frequent, soon turning to a verdigris-green color; general relief.

    Of The Epidemics

  • On the first day, he vomited some bilious matters, at first yellow, but afterwards of a verdigris-green color, and in greater quantity; formed faeces passed from the bowels; passed the night uncomfortably.

    Of The Epidemics

  • It is also bad when the discharge is small, and viscid, and white, and greenish, and smooth; but still more deadly appearances are the black, or fatty, or livid, or verdigris-green, or fetid.

    The Book Of Prognostics


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