Origin of isinglass
Examples from the Web for isinglass
Indoors the hard-coal burner made a tropical temperature, and glowed a warm orange from its isinglass sides.A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays|Willa Cather
Uncle Justus was sitting by the fire, which cast a ruddy glow through the isinglass of the stove.A Dear Little Girl|Amy E. Blanchard
Put an ounce of isinglass shavings, with a few Jamaica peppercorns, and a toast of bread.
Size can be made by boiling down vellum cuttings, or by dissolving gelatine or isinglass in warm water.Bookbinding, and the Care of Books|Douglas Cockerell
The roes are made into caviare, and the sounds and muscular parts into isinglass.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth