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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Ceruse  \Ce"ruse\,  n.  [F.  c['e]ruse,  L.  cerussa.] 
  1.  White  lead,  used  as  a  pigment.  See  {White  lead},  under 
  2.  A  cosmetic  containing  white  lead. 
  To  distinguish  ceruse  from  natural  bloom. 
  3.  (Min.)  The  native  carbonate  of  lead.