Eau forte

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Eau forte (Art) An etching or a print from an etched plate.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., strong water, nitric acid (which is used in etching plates)

Usage

In literature:

J'aime fort les jardins qui sentent le sauvage, J'aime le flot de l'eau qui gazou'ille au rivage.
"Letters to Dead Authors" by Andrew Lang
Cette eau est extremement fraiche, claire, fort bonne a boire, et fort saine.
"The Voyage Of Governor Phillip To Botany Bay" by Arthur Phillip
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