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red lead Syllabification: red lead
Pronunciation: /ˈˌred ˈled/

Definition of red lead in English:


A red form of lead oxide used as a pigment.
Example sentences
  • Pigments such as red lead, white lead, Spanish brown, and indigo blue were mixed with water and size (animal skin glue) to make paint.
  • He rolled them in baking grease and then rolled them in red lead, lead oxide.
  • Stones and metals fall under the rulership of planets, not signs, but through its association with Mars, Scorpio is often linked with iron, ochre, bloodstone, jasper, red lead or vermilion.
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