Definition of Indelible ink
1. Noun. Ink that cannot be erased or washed away.
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Literary usage of Indelible ink
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1. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1874)
"RED indelible ink. According to Dr. Eisner, an indelible liquid preparation for marking clothing in red characters may be obtained by taking equal parts of ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The face of this device may contain a plan or form for canceling with indelible ink, like that shown at Fig. 2, or it may have any plan or form for that ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1874)
"Brigg's indelible ink , ..$2.35 Clark's Indelible Pencil 2.00 ... Combination (Ink and Pen) 5.00 Payson's indelible ink j.aj Stephen'« ..."
4. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1858)
"No doubt an indelible ink would be, but certainly any logwood ink would be ... 1 am now engaged with experiments on indelible ink, and trust some future day ..."
5. A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and Miscellaneous by Alexander Jamieson (1829)
"It is also used in making indelible ink for marking linen. These salts have the property of detonating with, or inflaming, charcoal, and other easily ..."
6. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"indelible ink for Marking. Dissolve two drachms of lunar-caustic and half an ounce of ... indelible ink ..."
7. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1853)
"... with other suitable coloured solutions, to form an indelible ink ; such colouring matter as is soluble in alkali will mix best with this composition. ..."