Another term for rottenstone.
- Now the piece was ready to polish with tripoli and rouge.
- Rub the brass with a mixture of the vinegar and salt, wipe off immediately with warm water, use the tripoli and olive oil to polish.
- Tripoli and rouge are used to polish precious metals, not gemstones.
Early 17th century: from French, from Tripoli.
Words that rhyme with tripoliGallipoli, ripply
2A port in NW Lebanon; population 190,800 (est. 2009). It was founded circa 700 bc and was the capital of the Phoenician triple federation formed by the city states Sidon, Tyre, and Arvad. Today it is a major port and commercial centre of Lebanon. Arabic names Tarabulus ash-Sham (literally ‘eastern Tripoli’), Trâblous.
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