Vermil

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Vermil See Vermeil.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Vermil (Spens.) same as Vermilion: silver-gilt
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Usage

In poetry:

Fair as the hues of heaven, the innocent
Lay like a phantom born of some mild soul;
A drop, for it had wept
A moment ere it slept,
O'er its light vermil cheek was seen to roll
And its young guardian's heart drank beauty as he leant.
"Ode" by Maria Gowen Brooks