noun, plural gouach·es [gwah-shiz, goo-ah-shiz; French gwash] /ˈgwɑ ʃɪz, guˈɑ ʃɪz; French ˈgwaʃ/ for 3.
Origin of gouache
Examples from the Web for gouache
Gouache's wife, Donna Faustina, had entered into her husband's plans with all her heart.Pietro Ghisleri|F. (Francis) Marion Crawford
"And yet you admit that the portrait is like you," said Gouache.
Gouache did not answer, for at that moment the lady's footfall was heard upon the marble floor, soft, quick and decided.
Gouache smiled, but there was a note of sincerity in the odd statement which did not escape his hearer.
The use of gouache should be limited to the hollow parts of incised or punched leather.The Decoration of Leather|Georges de Rcy
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Word Origin for gouache
Word Origin and History for gouache
1882, from French gouache, from Italian guazzo "water color," originally "spray, pool," from Latin aquatio "watering, watering place," from aquatus, past participle of aquari "to bring water for drinking," from aqua (see aqua-).