Calcimine



a white or tinted wash for walls, ceilings, etc.
to wash or cover with calcimine.
Historical Examples

The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping Elizabeth Hale Gilman
Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen Finley Peter Dunne
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various
The Rest Hollow Mystery Rebecca N. Porter
Educational Toys Louis C. Petersen

noun
a white or pale tinted wash for walls
verb
(transitive) to cover with calcimine

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