Origin of aqua fortis
Examples from the Web for aqua fortis
The combs are first dipped in aqua-fortis, and then covered with a paste made of lime, pearlash, and red lead.Popular Technology, Vol. I (of 2)|Edward Hazen
This is my experience, after this time, we could never find the like Aqua-fortis.The Golden Calf, Which the World Adores, and Desires|John Frederick Helvetius
We are told that some aqua-fortis having fallen by accident upon his spectacles, the glass was corroded by it.The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical|Frank H. Stauffer
He has a forehead of native brass, and I will write upon it with aqua-fortis.
How the simperers would sheer off; the tea that night might as well be made of aqua-fortis.Charlemont|W. Gilmore Simms