Spanish white

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Spanish white an impalpable powder prepared from chalk by pulverizing and repeated washings, -- used as a white pigment.
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Usage

In literature:

Though his hair and his beard were white with snow, we had no difficulty in recognizing Spanish Lu.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
It has still the Spanish name of the white pelicans with which it used to be covered.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
Spanish chickens also, occasionally (Brent), have, where the down was white, their first true feathers tipped for a time with white.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I." by Charles Darwin
Of all the inhabitants of Lima, the white Creoles speak the best Spanish; but still their language is far from pure.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
He's a breed, some Spanish, some white, like as not some Injun.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
A singular discovery was made, a few years since, by some workmen engaged in the Spanish silver mine known as the White Pebble Pit.
"Harper's Young People, January 20, 1880" by Various
Delighted with the effect, White Bear wiped the blood from the Spanish dollar carefully with the rag from Nancy's dress.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Near by is seen a white memorial pillar, built on the site of the cross that the first Spanish settlers planted in 1588.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 89, May, 1875" by Various
Rick couldn't follow the rapid Spanish, but Balgos jumped to his feet, his face white, and translated swiftly.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
A little Spanish white might be added to the paste to give it more solidity.
"Book Repair and Restoration" by Mitchell Buck
A large proportion of the Dominicans, be it said in passing, are of mixed race, the white element in them being mostly Spanish.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
A white rose was placed, in the Spanish fashion, on one side above the little ear.
"East Angels" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
The white population (231,088) is descended in great part from the early Spanish adventurers who entered the country in search of mineral wealth.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
In the care-free days of school, of affluence, and of youth, White had been taken to gaze upon this alleged relic of Spanish glory.
"Quick Action" by Robert W. Chambers
The children of the marriages between the Spanish conquerors and Indian women were proud of their white descent.
"The South American Republics Part I of II" by Thomas C. Dawson
Like most Spanish examples, this eagle was much splashed with white below, especially on the thighs.
"Wild Spain (España agreste)" by Abel Chapman
Mr. White gave up the bill which he had first introduced, and adopted the Spanish ratio.
"The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896" by William Arthur Shaw
A good example of such a process of development may be seen in the 'white face' so conspicuous in the Spanish breed.
"Poultry" by Hugh Piper
He was seventy-nine, white-headed, ashen and scrawny, part Coro, part Spanish.
"When the Owl Cries" by Paul Bartlett
The chief keynote of Spanish interiors is whiteness.
"Poor Folk in Spain" by Jan Gordon
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In poetry:

She's gi'n him a loaf o good white bread,
But an a flask o Spanish wine,
An she bad him mind on the ladie's love
That sae kindly freed him out o pine.
"Young Bicham" by Andrew Lang
"Down the stony steps of the house-fronts white
We rolled rich puncheons of Spanish grape,
Till at length, with the fire of the wine alight,
I saw at a doorway a fair fresh shape—
A woman, a sylph, or sprite.
"San Sebastian" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

He tosses them with briny oil-and-vinegar-marinated white anchovies , also known by the Spanish name boquerónes, which are available at the deli counter of many specialty-food stores.
Pablo Picasso is renowned for the amount of colour used in his paintings but Picasso Black and White at New York's Solomon R Guggenheim Museum explores the Spanish artist's use of black and white throughout his career.
3 NORMAN — See a new exhibit of nine works by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso starting Friday at the Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave Curator Mark White will give a brief gallery tour of the exhibit at 7 pm Friday.
The wine list also has a fine choice of Spanish and Portuguese whites, and plenty of Tempranillos along with other reds from Latin countries, including.
Real Sangria introduced Real Sangria White, a ready-to-drink sangria made with Spanish white wine and natural citrus flavors.
In this Oct 7, 1963, broadcast, the limited nuclear test ban treaty becomes official in the White House Treaty Room - the same room where the peace protocol was signed to end the Spanish-American War.
Sausage and shellfish stews come in all sorts of regional permutations (think seafood gumbo, clam chowder with bacon, paella), but they don't get much easier than this Spanish classic: clams and chorizo steamed in a garlicy white wine sauce.
A Spanish tourist staying in a West 79th Street hotel was robbed while chatting with two men in a white four-door Lexus sedan.
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