raddle

Jan. 6th, 2011 10:48 am
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rad·dle

   
[rad-l]

–verb (used with object), -dled, -dling
to interweave; wattle

raddle (2)

-noun
1. ruddle (a red variety of ocher, used for marking sheep, coloring, etc.)

–verb (used with object)
2. ruddle (to mark or color with ruddle)
3. to color coarsely

Also, reddle.

verdigris

Nov. 7th, 2010 09:44 pm
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ver·di·gris


[vûrd-grs, -grs, -gr]

-noun

1. A blue or green powder consisting of basic cupric acetate used as a paint pigment and fungicide.
2. A green patina or crust of copper sulfate or copper chloride formed on copper, brass, and bronze exposed to air or seawater for long periods of time.

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