He marvelled greatly, for he saw her, vermeil and white, as he had known her in life.
She was richly dressed in a kirtle of vermeil silk, broidered with gold, and her mantle was worth the spoil of a king's castle.
In 1840, Mademoiselle Malvesin offered to conduct it; her letter to vermeil, and his to her, crossing each other.
Where were the vermeil blooms, the liquid, expressive eyes, the harmonious limbs of Animula?
Mrs. Phox ensorcelled George with her beautiful, silly phace, shadowed with vermeil tinct and trimly pencilled.
Fauve is always used of what is dark and gloomy, just as vermeil is always applied to what is bright and pleasant.
Perceval, wandering, sees across a river in fair meadow land a rich castle built of marble, yellow and vermeil.
The once sweet lips had lost their softness of curve with their vermeil tincture and had fallen into hard repose.
vermeil is a liquid which gives lustre and fire to the gold; and makes it resemble or moulu.
The servant interrupted the charitable reflections of Des Esseintes, who received the slice of bread on a plate of vermeil.
"bright-red;" c.1400, from Anglo-French and Old French vermail (11c. in Old French), from Late Latin vermiculus "a little worm," specifically, the cochineal insect from which crimson dyes were obtained (cf. kermes), in classical Latin, "larva of an insect, grub, maggot," diminutive of vermis "worm" (see worm (n.)). As an adjective from 1580s.