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Alquifou

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Alquifou, is a lead ore found in Cornwall, England, used by potters for its green glaze.

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize and Nomenclature in All European Languages (1815)

by C. H. Kauffman

ALQUIFOU ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

ALQUIFOU, or ARQUIFou, is a sort of lead ore, which, when broken, looks like antimony. It is used by the...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

ALQUIFOU, or ARQUIFOU, is it sort of lead ore, which, when broken, looks like antimony. It is used by the potters to give a green varnish ...

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

578—Alquifou. 949—Apropos.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandise, and Nomenclature in All Languages (1805)

For the Use of Counting-houses: Containing, the History, Places of Growth, Culture, Use, and Marks of Excellency, of Such Natural Productions, as Form Articles of Commerce; with Their Names in All European Languages by C. H. Kauffman

- ALQUIFOU, POTTER's ORE. F. Arquisbu. S. Aquifol.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

alquifou ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary, (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Same as alquifou. alquifou (al'ki-fo), n. [< Fr. (11 ulfmw, ar ulour, < S . alqm'fol, Cat. alco ol, Ar. al-l-oh l, a ne ow er: see alcohol.] variety of galena use wares, and called potter's ...

Google previewThe Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce, with Large Additions and Improvements, Adapting the Same to the Present State of British Affairs in America Since the Last Treaty of Peace Made in the Year 1763; with Great Variety of New Remarks and Illustrations Incorporated Throughout the Whole: Together with Every Thing Essential that is Contained in Savary's Dictionary: Also, All the Material Laws of Trade and Navigation Relating to These Kingdoms and the Customs and Usages to which All Traders are Subject (1774)

by Malachy Postlethwayt

- Alquifou, or Arogyrou ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1Q10U1I1F4O1U1

The value of this 8-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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