Definition of Red-ink

1. Verb. Mark with red ink. "Red-ink the area that is restricted"

Generic synonyms: Ink

Lexicographical Neighbors of Red-ink

red-eyed vireo
red-faced cormorant
red-flowered silky oak
red-green color blindness
red-green colour blindness
red-green dichromacy
red-hot poker
red-ink (current term)
red-lead putty
red-legged partridge
red-legged tinamou
red-legged tinamous
red-letter day
red-letter days
red-letter edition
red-light camera
red-light districts

Literary usage of Red-ink

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Printed in 1 The Evansville £ Crawfords- red ink in I ville Railroad Company will not the exhibit, f be liable for loss or damage by Clerk. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"They will sometimes run on paper where only very slight erasures have been made; in fact, on some of the cheaper papers red ink will always run. ..."

3. The Techno-chemical Receipt Book: Containing Several Thousand Receipts by William Theodore Brannt, William Henry Wahl (1886)
"Winckler's Durable Red Ink. Four parts of red carmine are rubbed very fine with 50 parts of ordinary liquid water-glass. The resulting compound is diluted ..."

4. 20th Century Bookkeeping and Accounting: A Treatise on Modern Bookkeeping by James Williams Baker (1918)
"Proceed as follows: First, enter the inventory (value of merchandise on hand) on the credit side of the Purchases account with red ink and on the debit side ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Red Ink.—The pigment most commonly employed as the basis of red ink is Brazil-wood, ... A very brilliant red ink may be prepared by dissolving carmine in a ..."

6. Trial of the City of Glasgow Bank Directors by William Wallace (1905)
"Then, did you copy in red ink on 128 about the branches what you had written ... Then does it come to this, that you have not shown anywhere in red ink the ..."

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