flake white

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noun


Nearby words

  1. flak jacket,
  2. flak suit,
  3. flake,
  4. flake out,
  5. flake tool,
  6. flakeboard,
  7. flakelet,
  8. flaky,
  9. flaky pastry,
  10. flam

Origin of flake white

First recorded in 1650–60

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Examples from the Web for flake white

  • The imperial and eyebrows should be painted on the face with flake-white.

    The Art of Amusing|Frank Bellew
  • A small piece of glue, about the weight of two beans, should be dissolved in the water before it is added to the flake-white.

    The Art of Amusing|Frank Bellew


British Dictionary definitions for flake white

flake white

noun

a pigment made from flakes of white lead
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