His dress consisted of a lieutenant's plain coat, without shoulder knots, and the buttons green with verdigris.
verdigris is an acetate of copper, or a mixture of acetates.
Oxymel of verdigris is stimulant, detergent, and escharotic.
Arsenic and verdigris are sometimes used, but it does not answer.
"The Kiowas, who were on the war-path, have been cut off by the verdigris," he concluded.
The manufacture of verdigris at Montpellier is altogether domestic.
At last she gave up all hope, and twice attempted suicide with powdered glass and verdigris.
No verdigris should be allowed to accumulate on any brass fittings.
It is strong of salt and sulphur and the bottom appears green as though it was covered with verdigris.
We were all in a doleful state, having been poisoned, I think, with verdigris.
c.1300, from Old French verte grez (13c.), verte de Grece (late 12c.), literally "green of Greece," from obsolete French verd, from Latin viridis (see verdure). The reason for it being called that is not known. In chemistry, confined to a basic copper acetate; popularly applied to the green encrustation on copper or brass exposed to the air.