verb (used with object)
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Origin of vermilion
Words nearby vermilion
Example sentences from the Web for vermillion
Araks, Beatrice Bralett, Aaron Panty in Vermillion, $115, $91.7 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts Your Valentine Would Actually Want|Misty White Sidell|February 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the vermillion wall covering in the library that seemed very 19th-century bordello.Putting Words in Gore Vidal’s Mouth—a Copywriter Recalls the 1982 Senate Campaign|Robert Chandler|August 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In a vermillion fishtail gown and a bright green headdress almost a foot high, she commands the room—Queen for the day.A Brilliant Film About the Women Who Saved Liberia|Rachel Syme|November 15, 2008|DAILY BEAST
The table service was of vermillion and silver; that of the dessert, I think, all gold.Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the years 1826, 1827, 1828 and 1829.|Hermann Pckler-Muskau
Her forehead is also rubbed with vermillion, the emblem of a female whose husband is alive.The Hindoos as they Are|Shib Chunder Bose
Daylight never penetrated the voluptuous retreat, which only a vermillion chandelier illumined with its candles of perfumed wax.
When, however, there remained to be searched only a wide strip bordering the Vermillion, she remained at home.The Biography of a Prairie Girl|Eleanor Gates
Lying near the mouth of the Vermillion river, is a wide-awake, thriving city, beautifully located on the banks of the Mississippi.Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom
British Dictionary definitions for vermillion
- a bright red to reddish-orange colour
- (as adjective)a vermilion car