Definition of India ink

1. Noun. A black liquid ink used for printing or writing or drawing.

Exact synonyms: Drawing Ink
Generic synonyms: Ink



Definition of India ink

1. Noun. a black ink, made from lampblack, used for printing and artwork. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of India Ink

Ind.
IndE
Ind Est
Independence Day
Independence Hall
Independency
Independent Olympic Participants
Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Independent State of Samoa
Independentism
Inderal
India-rubber fig
India-rubber plant
India-rubber tree
India ink
India ink capsule stain
India pale ale
India pale ales
India rubber
Indiaman
Indiamen
Indian
Indian English
Indian Game
Indian Mutiny
Indian Ocean
Indian Peacock
Indian Peacocks
Indian agent

Literary usage of India ink

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1. Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National by John Walter Osborne (1868)
"... india ink IT is a tarry sailor-man Doth shift his quid and sigh ; And musing o'er his " Injin ink,' He spits, and pipes his eye Perusing, one by one, ..."

2. A Manual of Topographical Drawing by Richard Somers Smith (1895)
"india ink is sold in oblong cakes of various sizes and qualities, ornamented with Chinese characters. It should be of the best quality, which insures its ..."

3. A Manual of Topographical Drawing by Richard Somers Smith, Charles McMillan (1885)
"india ink is sold in oblong cakes of various sizes and qualities, ornamented with Chinese characters. It should be of the best quality, which insures its ..."

4. Industrial Drawing: Comprising the Description and Uses of Drawing by Dennis Hart Mahan, Dwinel F. Thompson (1905)
"india ink. It is important to have this material of th* best quality, ... Good india ink, when broken across, should have a shining and somewhat golden ..."

5. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff (1909)
"... as china, india ink, prussian blue, turkey red, majolica, delft, oriental rugs, castile soap, etc. There are some verbs derived from proper nouns that ..."

6. Mechanical Drawing: A Manual for Teachers and Students by Anson Kent Cross (1895)
"india ink. The ink to be used may be liquid india ink which is sold in bottles, or ink prepared as it is needed, by grinding the solid stick india ink. ..."

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