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bice


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bice  \Bice\,  Bise  \Bise\,  n.  [F.  bis,  akin  to  It  bigio  light 
  gray,  tawny.]  (Paint.) 
  A  pale  blue  pigment,  prepared  from  the  native  blue  carbonate 
  of  copper,  or  from  smalt;  --  called  also  {blue  bice}. 
 
  {Green  bice}  is  prepared  from  the  blue,  by  adding  yellow 
  orpiment,  or  by  grinding  down  the  green  carbonate  of 
  copper.  --Cooley.  --Brande  &  C. 




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