Paris white

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Paris white (Chem) purified chalk used as a pigment; whiting; Spanish white.
    • Paris white See under Flack Paris, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The variety is not considered superior to the White-seeded, though both of the sorts are inferior to the Paris Cos or Florence sorts.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
In Paris a colored man was just as good as, if not a little better than, a white man.
"Freaks of Fortune" by Oliver Optic
For rough grey land rock, paint over all with lamp-black in powder, mixed with plaster of Paris, and touch up the points with oil white.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
Indeed, a colored student gets a little better attention in Paris than a white one.
"A Black Adonis" by Linn Boyd Porter
After his return to Paris, White gave a great concert.
"Music and Some Highly Musical People" by James M. Trotter
An offer to a white girl of a trip to Paris might be something like it, but it would not be much more.
"Two Arrows" by William O. Stoddard
Many hoped that the comte de Chambord would soon be dead, his white flag forgotten, and the way open to the comte de Paris.
"A History of the Third French Republic" by C. H. C. Wright
I was dressed in my new black satin suit from Paris, and a smart little white hat.
"Confessions of an Opera Singer" by Kathleen Howard
Paris to him stood for a riot of continued orgies shaming a white dawn.
"Helena Brett's Career" by Desmond Coke
But in this game of hide and nowhere to seek her face became pallid as the curious white sky which in autumn stretches itself over Paris.
"The Perfume of Eros: A Fifth Avenue Incident" by Edgar Saltus
One evening, in Paris, you wore a white gown of some sort, and I dreamt of you every night for a week afterwards.
"Faith and Unfaith" by Duchess
And in Paris there must be many such quiet, white-enamelled rooms.
"The Book of Susan" by Lee Wilson Dodd
The marbles and plasters of Paris began to grow white.
"Hania" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
The arms of Paris are a white galley on a red ground, and above this are three golden fleurs-de-lys on a blue band or strip.
"The Flags of the World" by F. Edward Hulme
The moon spreads its delicate white light over the old walls, and a silvern Paris rears itself in the darkness.
"Nooks and Corners of Old Paris" by Georges Cain
There were some lovely white silk stockings "right straight from Paris" for Sallie.
"Girls of Highland Hall" by Carolyn Watson Rankin
One of similar size and shape, but made of white marble, was found in the grave of the surgeon of Paris.
"Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times" by John Stewart Milne
And Paris took her cool white hands in his.
"Children of the Dawn" by Elsie Finnimore Buckley
EDWIN WHITE is diligently pursuing his studies in Paris.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. VII, December 1850, Vol. II" by Various
I am a White Wolf of Paris.
"The Wolf Cub" by Patrick Casey
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In poetry:

White Paris from Idean hills
For you the Trojan towers razed
Who swiftly ploughed the black seas
Had on your white arm gazed!
"Farewell To Anactoria" by Allen Tate
Europe alone made bells with such a tone,
Herr Mannheim said. The bell
Struck midnight, and it shook the room.
He had heard bells in Leipzig, Chartres, Berlin,
Paris, Vienna, Brussels, Rome.
He was a white-faced man with sad enormous eyes.
"The Bell From Europe" by Weldon Kees

In news:

Alicia donned a large crucifix to the Paris Fashion Week event and looked priest-like in a white blouse and black pants.
White-haired scientist Hervé This leans conspiratorially over a crisp tablecloth at the Paris bistro where we are having lunch.
Whether he was working in Paris or Istanbul, he never ceased to reflect on his experience as a black man in white America.
Paris' White Night Turns Into a Wet Night.
Jeremy Bernard will join the White House staff from the US Embassy in Paris and replace Julianna Smoot.
Thai girls pose on Facebook with bottles of "Lactacyd White Intimate" vulva -whitening cream in hopes of winning a trip to Paris courtesty of the product's maker, Lactacyd Thailand.
Thai girls pose on Facebook with bottles of "Lactacyd White Intimate" vulva- whitening cream in hopes of winning a trip to Paris courtesty of the product's maker, Lactacyd Thailand.
Brendan White, pastor of Hillsong Church in Paris officiated the 10 am service.
Most of what you read about contemporary Paris is pretty cliched stuff — baguettes, cigarettes and the cast of Gossip Girl drinking white wine on the Seine.
White House Says New Syria Opposition Group, Including On-Ground Fighters, Should Replace Paris-Based Exile Council.
The landmark white domes of the Sacre Coeur basilica indelibly mark the Paris skyline at the city's highest point on the Montmartre hill.
Paris' white night turns into a wet night.
Anthony Snow and Stacy Paris would like to announce their upcoming wedding on November 17, 2012 at 10:00 AM at White O at Church of Christ.
I'm drawn to this all white look because its a beautiful sunny 80 degrees in Paris this week.
The video was shot in black and white around Paris, France.
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