Cal"ci*mine (?), n. [L. calx, calcis, lime.]

A white or colored wash for the ceiling or other plastering of a room, consisting of a mixture of clear glue, Paris white or zinc white, and water.

[Also spelt kalsomine.]


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Cal"ci*mine, v. t. [imp. &p. p. Calcimined (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Calcimining.]

To wash or cover with calcimine; as, to calcimine walls.


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