Definition of Crimsons

1. Noun. (plural of crimson) ¹



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Definition of Crimsons

1. crimson [v] - See also: crimson

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crimsons

crimping
crimple
crimpled
crimples
crimpling
crimpness
crimps
crimpy
crims
crimson
crimson clover
crimsoned
crimsoning
crimsonly
crimsonness
crimsons (current term)
crinal
crinate
crinated
crincum-crancum
crincum-crancums
crine
crined
crines
crinet
crinets
cringe
cringed
cringeling
cringelings

Literary usage of Crimsons

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1. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"The true lacea is an Armenian gum, used in the dyeing of crimsons, and afterwards (grown artificial) employed by painters."—Cot. And see LACKER. ..."

2. The Dyer's Instructor: Comprising Practical Instructions in the Art of by David Smith (1860)
"Various shades of crimsons and Pinks may be dyed in the following manner:— First Spirit at about 6° Twaddell, and then enter the Peachwood in quantity ..."

3. One Hundred Best American Poems by John Raymond Howard (1905)
"... Deeper than that her careless girlhood wore; And her cheek crimsons with the hue that tells The rich, fair fruit is ripened to the core. ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Dyeing and Calico-printing; Including the Latest by Edward Andrew Parnell, Robert Macfarlane (1860)
"... of Indigo—Yellow with Chrome—With the Sulphuret of Cadmium— With Weld—Scarlet—Flesh-color— Crimson—Violets—Puces—crimsons with Brazil-wood—Pinks, Roses, ..."

5. The Manual of Colours and Dye Wares: Their Properties, Applications by John William Slater (1870)
"The white qualities are used in dyeing scarlets, crimsons, and other cochineal colours, upon wool and worsted, as well as a variety of other colours. ..."

6. The Canadian Birthday Book: With Poetical Selections for Every Day in the Year by Susie Frances Harrison, Seranus (1887)
"... genial-hearted Spring, Whose breath gives odour to the violet, crimsons the wild rose, tints the blackbird's wing, Unfolds the buttercup. ..."

7. The dyer's instructer: Comprising Practical Instructions in the Art of by David Smith (1876)
"Various shades of crimsons and Pinks may be dyed in the following manner:— First Spirit at about 6' Twaddell, and then enter the Peachwood in quantity ..."

8. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"The true lacea is an Armenian gum, used in the dyeing of crimsons, and afterwards (grown artificial) employed by painters."—Cot. And see LACKER. ..."

9. The Dyer's Instructor: Comprising Practical Instructions in the Art of by David Smith (1860)
"Various shades of crimsons and Pinks may be dyed in the following manner:— First Spirit at about 6° Twaddell, and then enter the Peachwood in quantity ..."

10. One Hundred Best American Poems by John Raymond Howard (1905)
"... Deeper than that her careless girlhood wore; And her cheek crimsons with the hue that tells The rich, fair fruit is ripened to the core. ..."

11. A Practical Treatise on Dyeing and Calico-printing; Including the Latest by Edward Andrew Parnell, Robert Macfarlane (1860)
"... of Indigo—Yellow with Chrome—With the Sulphuret of Cadmium— With Weld—Scarlet—Flesh-color— Crimson—Violets—Puces—crimsons with Brazil-wood—Pinks, Roses, ..."

12. The Manual of Colours and Dye Wares: Their Properties, Applications by John William Slater (1870)
"The white qualities are used in dyeing scarlets, crimsons, and other cochineal colours, upon wool and worsted, as well as a variety of other colours. ..."

13. The Canadian Birthday Book: With Poetical Selections for Every Day in the Year by Susie Frances Harrison, Seranus (1887)
"... genial-hearted Spring, Whose breath gives odour to the violet, crimsons the wild rose, tints the blackbird's wing, Unfolds the buttercup. ..."

14. The dyer's instructer: Comprising Practical Instructions in the Art of by David Smith (1876)
"Various shades of crimsons and Pinks may be dyed in the following manner:— First Spirit at about 6' Twaddell, and then enter the Peachwood in quantity ..."

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