Origin of red lead
Examples from the Web for red lead
Historical Examples of red lead
Chips was there the whole afternoon on his knees, messing with putty and red-lead.Chance
Perhaps the most interesting experiment made by Hales is the heating of minium (red-lead) with the production of oxygen.
Theophrastus mentions a substitute for vermilion, but, in spite of commentators, there is no evidence that it was red-lead.De Re Metallica
The Dhimal propitiate Data and Bedata by presents of betel-leaf and red-lead.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies
Robert Gordon Latham
The joints between the rings of tubbing are made with sheet lead one-eighth of an inch thick, coated with red-lead.