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  • n. Plural form of vermillion.

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Examples

  • The sumptuous blues and greens and vermillions that a modern viewer of medieval manuscripts often expects to see can be found in many of the works.

    Exhibit: Medieval Imagination at the State Library of Victoria, Australia

  • She had two (white vermillions?) in her snow white hair

    The Annotated "Scarlet Begonias"

  • The motion picture studios send us vermillions of DVD releases for the purpose of review.

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  • Dave and I were hauling big vermillions two at a time and triggerfish of about six pounds -- which is about as big as they get.

    Island Packet: Home

  • A couple of things: 1) We sort of like the image of ash-covered naga sadhus only going through certain channels, and women wearing brightly colored saris on other channels: the turmeric yellows over here and the vermillions over there.

    Archive 2007-02-01

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