The mercurial ore lies in a bed of clay slate, and is found both mingled with schist and in the form of cinnabar.
cinnabar removed his hat and ran his fingers through his hair.
cinnabar is the one great ore of mercury, occurring in veins, especially in California and Spain.
cinnabar Joe placed his hands on his hips and stared at the girl in astonishment.
United with sulphur it seldom enters the circulation, as when cinnabar, or thiop's mineral, are taken inwardly.
I've got cinnabar, here, for a witness that upon certain occasions I've be'n sober.
This is as follows: Afterwards take pure minium and add to it a third part of cinnabar, grinding it upon a stone with water.
Them men as works in cinnabar sooner or later gets salviated.
Out of the tail of his eye cinnabar Joe saw his wife step from the doorway.
cinnabar is an object which constrains us to think it as heavy and red.
mid-15c., "red or crystalline form of mercuric sulphide," also applied to other ores of mercury, originally with reference to its use as a pigment; from Old French cinabre (13c.), from Late Latin cinnabaris, from Greek kinnabari, of oriental origin (cf. Persian zanjifrah in the same sense). Also used 14c.-17c. of red resinous juice of a certain Eastern tree, which was believed to be a mixture of dragon's and elephant's blood.