Origin of cramoisy
Examples from the Web for cramoisy
Another article of Samarkand trade, carried to all sides and quarters, is cramoisy velvet.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
Cramoisy directed the royal bindings, the King having devoted large sums to the purchase of Levant leathers.The Printed Book|Henri Bouchot
The archers and halberdiers of his bodyguard were magnificent in taffety and feathers and surcoats of cramoisy velvet.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete|John Lothrop Motley
It has many instances of modern spellings not found even in the Cramoisy Relation of 1632, which was printed twenty years later.
The original printer was sometimes careless,—Cramoisy especially so,—and his proof-reader negligent.