metal, as silver or bronze, that has been gilded.
of the color vermilion.
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How to use vermeil in a sentence
In 1840, Mademoiselle Malvesin offered to conduct it; her letter to vermeil, and his to her, crossing each other.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
Mrs. Phox ensorcelled George with her beautiful, silly phace, shadowed with vermeil tinct and trimly pencilled.
vermeil is a liquid which gives lustre and fire to the gold; and makes it resemble or moulu.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
Where were the vermeil blooms, the liquid expressive eyes, the harmonious limbs of Animula?Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes | Various
The vermeil of her lip flushed and paled alternate, from the pink of the wild rose-leaf to the red of its autumnal berry.The Black Douglas | S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for vermeil
gilded silver, bronze, or other metal, used esp in the 19th century
(as adjective): vermeil shoes
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