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inch, then they will all move equally, and deter- whole is well fixed; then plunge the whole into mine with precision the eccentricity and diame a cauldron of boiling water placed above a fire. ter of the circles, and also the depth to which In eight or ten minutes the shell or horn will you wish to cut them by your tool.
begin to soften; screw the press a little firmer One example will now be sufficient to explain that the wooden cone may sink into the softened the application; and, for the sake of being as shell : repeat this from time to time till the cone perspicuous as possible, we will suppose the is quite sunk in the mould; then take out the several regulating screws to be such that one press and plunge it into cold water. When it is turn shall move the plates and tool forward one cold take the box now formed out of the mould tenth of an inch. Now, suppose it is required to and put into the inside of it a new mould of tin describe a circle whose eccentricity shall be half exactly of the form you wish the inside of the an inch, and radius one inch, and also that the box to be; do the same with the outside, put it depth to which we wish to cut it be the hundredth again into the press and plurge it into boiling part of an inch, we must proceed as follows: water; screw the press gradually till the box be turn the screw I of the chuck forwards five fashioned as you desire. turns, which will be to or half an inch for the ec 2. Method of prepuring green wood so that it centricity, the screw of the rest G ten turns, will not split in the turning.- Having cut your which will make the radius one inch ; then set wood into pieces of a proper size, put it into a your lathe in motion, and turn the screw II of vessel full of a ley made with wood ashes. Boil the rest gradually one-tenth of a turn, and you it there about an hour; then, taking the cauldron will have described the circle required.
off the fire, allow the ley to cool; then take out It now only remains to describe how we are to the wood and dry it in the shade. produce a series of eccentric circles about a com 3. Method of giving an ebony-black to hard and mon centre: this is easily performed by means fine woods.---After forming the wood into the of the toothed wheel E, which is commonly di destined figure rub it with aquafortis a little vided into ninety-six parts or teeth. Or we may diluted. Small threads of wood will rise in the employ three times ninety-six, or 288 teeth; and drying, which you will rub off with pumice-stone. hence we can describe, round the common cen- Repeat this process again, and then rub the wood tre, the like number of circles, or any number with the following composition :-Put into a from unity to 288. Thus, if it be required to glazed earthen vessel a pint of strong vinegar, draw 288 eccentric circles round the centre F, iwo ounces of fine iron filings, and half a pound we must for every circle move the wheel E for- of pounded galls, and allow them to infuse for ward one tooth, till the whole be completed. three or four hours on hot cinders. At the end Again, if we wish forty-eight eccentric circles of this time augment the fire, and pour into the round the common centre, we must divide 288, the vessel four ounces of copperas (sulphate of iron) whole number of the teeth, by forty-eight, which and a chopin of water, having half an ounce of gives six, that is to produce forty-eighi eccentric borax and as much indigo dissolved in it; and circles, we must, for every circle, move the make the whole boil till the froth rises. Rub wheel forward six teeth, and thus we may draw several layers of this upon your wood, and, when any number of circles equidistant from each it is dry, polish it with leather on which you have other, round the centre F; with this limitation, put a little tripoli. that it must be such a number as will divide 288 4. Method of giving to plum tree the color of without a remainder; for if there be a remainder brazil wood.-Slake some lime with urine, and the circles will not close or meet exactly, but will bedaub the wood over with it while it is hot: leave a space unoccupied.
allow it to dry; then take off the coat of lime We shall conclude this article with a number and rub it with chamois skin well oiled. Or of receipts which every turner ought to be ac- steep your wood in water, having a quantity of quainted with.
alum dissolved in it: then, having allowed Bra1. The method of moulding bores both of shell zil wood to dissolve in water five or six hours, and horn.-In the first place form a proper mould, steep your wood in it, kept lukewarm during a which must consist of two pieces; viz. of a circle night; and when it is dry, rub it, as before diabout half an inch thick, which should slope a rected, with chamois skin well oiled. little in order to draw out the moulded shell the 5. Method of giving a fine black color to wood. more easily; and a ring fitted to the outside of -Steep your wood for two or three days in lukethe circle, so that both together make the shape warm water in which a little alum has been disof a box. These two pieces being adjusted it is solved; then put a handful of logwood, cut necessary to round the shell to be moulded of small, into a pint of water, and boil it down to such a size that, when moulded, it will be a little less than half a pint. If you then add a little higher than the ring of the mould that there may indigo, the color will be more beautiful. Spread be no deficiency. The mould is then to be put a layer of this liquor quite hot on your wood into a press on a plate of iron exactly under the with a pencil, which will give it a violet color. screw of the press; put then the shell upon the When it is dry, spread on another layer ; dry it circle of the mould, so that its centre also is ex- again and give it a third : then boil verdigris at actly opposite to the screw of the press; then discretion in its own vinegar, and spread a layer take a piece of wood formed into a truncated of it on your wood: when it is dry, rub it with cone, and not so thick as the diameter of the a brush, and then with oiled chamois skin. This circle of the mould, nor so deep as the ring; gives a fine black, and imitates perfectly the cothen put a plate of iron above the cone, and screw lor of ebony down the press gently and cautiously till the 6. Method of cleaning and whitening bones be
fore using them.—Having taken off with a saw Turnips hide their swelling heads below. the useless ends of the bones, make a strong ley
Id. Pastorala. of ashes and quick lime, and into a pailful of TURNIP-ROOTED CABBAGE, a valuable plant this ley put four ounces of alum, and boil the recommended by Sir Thomas Beevor, in the bones in it for an hour; then take the vessel Bath Society's Papers, for rearing and fattening containing the ley off the fire and let it cool; young bullocks and wedders. See his method then take out the bones and dry them in the shade of cultivating them, under Rural Economy.
7. Method of soldering shells.-Clean the two TURON BAY, a fine bay of Cochin-China, sides of the shells which you ish to join toge- which receives the river on which is situated ther; then, having joined them, wrap them up Faifo, the capital and principal seat of the comin linen folded double and well moistened ; then merce of that country. The country situated heat two plates of iron pretty hot, that they may upon Turon Bay is remarkably fertile and beaukeep their heat for some time; and putting your tiful. Cape Turon, in long. 108° 15' E., lat. 16° shells rolled up between them under a press, 5' N., forms its eastern extremity, and, with Tuwhich you must screw very tight, leave them ron Island, situated six miles to the north, makes there till the whole is cold, and they will be sol an excellent harbour. dered. If you do not succeed the first time, re
TUR'PENTINE, n. s. Italian turpentina ; peat the process.
Latin terebinthina. The gum exuded by the 8. Method of moulding shells.—Put six pints of water into a kettle; add to it an ounce of pine, the juniper, and other trees of that kind. olive or other oil; make the water boil; then As the turpentine tree I stretched out my branches.
Ecclus. put in your shell, and it will grow soft. Take it out and put it into a mould under a press, and
Vertgrease grinded with turpentine, put into a it will take the figure you want. This must be pot, and as you use it warm it.
Peacham on Drawing. done quickly; for, if the shell cool ever so little, the process will fail. It will not require much
TURPenting is a transparent viscous substance, pressure.
flowing either naturally or by incision from se9. Method of tinging bones and ivory red. veral unctuous or resinous trees; as the terebinBoil shavings of scarlet in water. When it thus, pine, larch, fir, &c. See Pinus, CHEMISTRY, begins to boil
, throw in a quarter of a pound of and Materia Medica. ashes made froin the dregs of wine, which will TURPENTINE TREE. See PISTACIA. extract the color : then throw in a little rock alum TURPETH, the cortical part of the root of a to clear it, and pass the water through a linen species of convolvulus, brought from the East cloth. Steep your ivory or bone in aquafortis, Indies. It is accounted a pretty strong catharand
put it into the water. If you wish to leave tic; but it is very uncertain in its strength, for white spots, cover the places destined for them sometimes a dose from a scruple to a dram with wax.
purges violently, while at other times a much 10. To tinge ivory black.-Steep the ivory greater dose produces very little effect. See Confive or six days in water of galls with ashes made with dried dregs of wine and arsenic; then give
TURPIN DE Crisse (Lancelot), count, an it two or three layers of the same black with eminent French military writer, of a noble which plum-tree is blackened, in order to imi- family in Beauce, was born about 1715. Ile tate ebony. Or dissolve silver in aquafortis, obtained a company in 1734, and ten years after and put into it a little rose water. Rub the a regiment of hussars, at the head of which he ivory with this, and allow it to dry in the sun. displayed his valor in the wars of Italy and
11. Method of hardening wood to make pulleys. Germany. At one time he quitted the army and –After finishing the pulley, boil it seven or
retreated to the abbey of La Trappe; but, repenteight minutes in olive oil, and it will become as ing of the step, he returned to his post, and not hard as copper.
long after married the daughter of general Low12. To make Chinese varnish.Take of gum endhal. His leisure was dedicated to study, and lac in grains four ounces; put it into a strong in 1754 he published, in concert with Castilhon, bottle with a pound of good spirit of wine, and Les Amusements Philosophiques et Littéraires add about the bulk of a hazel nut of camphor. de deux Amis. Being called to active service, Allow them to mix in summer in the sun, or in in 1757, he distinguished himself as a skilful winter on hot embers for twenty-four hours, tactician, and was appointed marechal-de-camp shaking the bottle from time to time. Pass thé in 1761, and in 1771 a commander of the order whole through a fine cloth, and throw away what of St. Louis. After seventeen campaigns he obremains upon it. Then let it settle for twenty- tained the rank of lieutenant-general in 1780; four hours, and you will find a clear part in the and the next year was made governor of the fort upper part of the bottle, which you must separate of Scarpe at Douai. His name appeared on the gently and put into another vial, and the remains list of lieutenant-generals in 1792; and all that will serve for the first layers.
is known of his subsequent history is, that he TUR'NIP, n. s. Swedish tar, delicate; and
died in Germany. He was a member of the Latin nappus, a root.—Thomson. A white es
academies of Berlin, of Nanci, and of Marseilles ; culent root.
and published the following works :— Essai sur November is drawn with bunches of parsnips and
l’Art de la Guerre; Paris, 1754, 2 vols. 4to., of turnips in his right hand. Peacham on Drawing.
which there are English, Russian, and German The goddess rose amid the inmost round,
translations. Commentaires sur les Mémoires With withered turnip-tops her temples crowned.
de Montécuculi; 1769, 3 vols. 4to. ComGay. mentaire sur les Institutions de Végèce; Mon
targis 1770, 3 vols. 410: and Les Commentaires for the city of Geneva. He had in that journey de César, avec des Notes Historiques, Critiques, all the success he could wish; and gained such et Militaires ; Montargis, 1785, 3 vols. 8vo., a character that he was strongly importuned by reprinted at Amsterdam in 1787.
the Walloon churches at the Hague and at LeyTUR'PITUDE, n. s. French turpilude ; Lat. den to enter into their service. On his return turpitudo, turpis. Gross deformity of words, he resumed the functions of his place, and conthoughts, or actions; inherent vileness; badness. tinued there till his death. He died in 1687, How wouldst thou have paid
with the character of a man of great merit; eloMy better service, when my turpitude
quent, judicious, laborious, learned, and zealous Thou thus dost crown with gold ? Shukspeare. for orthodoxy. This works were published by his
Decency imports a certain measure of one thing to son, in 3 and in 4 vols. 4to. another; the preservation of which is properly that
Turretin (John Alphonsus), son of the above, rule by which every thing ought to act ; and, conse.
was born at Geneva, in 1671; and becaine the quently the violation of it implies a curpitude or in- first professor of ecclesiastical history, in that redecency.
public. He wrote an Abridgment of Ecclesias. TURQUOIS, MINERAL, or calaite. Colors tical llistory; Sermons, and other works. He smalt blue and apple green. Massive, dissemi- died at Geneva, 1737. nated, and imitative. Dull. Fracture cunchoidal
TURRITIS, tower mustard, or wall cress, ur uneven. Opaque. Harder than felspar, but in botany, a genus of plants belonging to the softer than quartz. Streak white. Specific gra- class of tetradynamia, and to the order of siliquo. vity 2.86 to 3:0. Its constituents are alumina
sa; and in the natural system ranging under the 73, oxide of copper 4:5, water 18, oxide of iron thirty-ninth order, siliquosæ. The siliqua is very 4.—John. It occurs in veins in clay-iron-stone, long and angulated; the calyx connivent and and in small pieces in alluvial clay. It has been erect; the corolla is also erect. There are found only in the neighbourhood of Nichabour three species; two of which are natives of Great in the Khorassan, in Persia. It is very highly Britain ; viz. 1. T. glabra, and 2. T. hirsuta. prised as an ornamental stone in Persia and the
TURSHEEZ, a considerable city of Korassan, neighbouring countries. Malchite yields a green Persia, on the borders of the Great Salt Desert. streak, but that of calaite is white. Bone tur
The old city (Sultanabad) is small; but to this a quois is phosphate of lime colored with oxide of
new one has been added, in which the governor copper.
resides. Both together contain about 20,000 inTUR'QUOISE, n.. s. See Tup.kois.
habitants, among which are 100 Hindoo families. One shewed me a ring, he had of your daughter The trade arises chiefly from the importation of
for a monkey. --Out upon her ! it was my turquoise ; I had it when indigo and other drugs from the westward; wool, I was a bachelor. Shakspeure. Merchant of Venice.
cloth, and rice from Herat. The chief export
is iron. Between this and Herat the country is TURRÆA, in botany, a genus of plants in the in general wild, mountainous, and uncultivated, class of decandria and order of monogynia; 160 miles W.N. W. of Herat. ranking, in the natural method, under the forty
TURTLE, n. s. 2 Saxon runtle; Fr. torninth order compositæ.
TurʻTLEDOVE. S torelle; Italian tortorella, TURʼRET, n. s. / Latin turris.
A small A species of dove : also a kind of tortoise. Tur'RETED, adj. i eminence raised above the
Take me an heifer and a turtledove. Gen. xv. 9. rest of the building; a little tower : turreted, with a turret or turrets.
When shepherds pipe on oaten straws,
And merry larks are ploughmen's clocks;
When turtles tread.
Shakspeare. Love's Labour Lost, Take a turreted lamp of tin, in the forin of a
We'll teach him to know lurtles from jays. square ; the height of the turret being thrice as much
Shakspeare, as the length of the lower part, whereupon the lamp standeth. Bucon's Natural History.
Galen proposed the blood of turlles dropt warm from their wings.
W iseinan. All things well ordered, he withdrew with speed Up to a turret high, two ports between,
TURTLE, in icthyology. See TESTUDO. That so he might be near at every need,
TURTLE, AMERICAN, a machine invented by And overlook the lands and furrows green.
Mr. David Bushnell, of Saybrook, in ConnectiFairfax.
cut, for sub-marine navigation. The Catamarans, Make Windsor hills in lofty numbers rise, so pompously submitted, and so expensively at And lift her turrets nearer to the skies. Pope. tended to, by the late Mr. Pitt, as being the ori
TURRETIN (Francis), minister and profes- ginal invention of Mr. Fulton, were dired sor of divinity at Geneva, his native place, was imitations, or rather copies, of the American born in 1623. Having studied at Geneva, Ley- turtle. It is a decked boat, to go under water, den, Saumar, Montauban, and Nismes, with and several persons have gone under water great success, he was admitted into the ministry many leagues. The difficulty is to provide the in 1648, and served at the same time the French persons in the boat with fresh air for respiration, and Italian churches at Geneva. Two years and this is contrived by having a reservoir of after he was offered the professorship of philo- air, of suitable dimensions to the size of the sophy, which he refused; but accepted the invi- boat, and the number of persons in it. By means tation of the church at Lyons. He was recalled of a condensing pump, the air in this reservoir is to Geneva a year after, being wanted to give lec- condensed about 400 times; and by a spring the *ures in divinity; which he began in 1653. He air is let out at intervals, as circumstances rewas sent to Holland in 1661, to procure money quire ; the impure air being rectified by carbonic
acid neutralised with chalk. Within the boat with several precious stones not common to are flaps, like those of a rundle, to move the other parts. Among these have been mentioned boat, two rudders, one vertical the other hori- amethysts, jaspers, cornelians, crystal, lapis zontal, and a pump to empty the hold or air- lazuli, and chalcedony, with abundance of marreservoir. The persons within can, at pleasure, ble and alabaster. Quicksilver is also one of its come to the top of the water; and, to injure an products. Mineral waters have been discovered, enemy's vessel, the boat is steered to the ship, and those of Pisa have long been celebrated. and a machine filled with combustibles is fixed The capital is Florence, not only one of the to it, which is set on fire by a cock let off by a principal cities of Italy, but one of the handspring, after a certain time, during which the somest in Europe. It stands in a beautiful persons within the boat have provided for their plain watered by the Arno, and derives its name safety. It does not appear that any vessel has as from the multiplicity of elegant flowers that yet suffered by this invention. Experiments bloom in its vicinity. Many natural curiosities have been made, particularly by the French, but exist among the elevated ridges of the Appenthe difficulties of carrying them into execution in nines, among which the following deserves to real practice are too great to afford any cause of be mentioned. Near Pietra Mala, at the foot alarm to our navy:
of mount Candida, is a fire perpetually issuing TURTLE-Dove, in ornithology. See Columba. from the ground. Mr. Williams says, when he
TUSCAN Earth, a yellowish kind of bole visited the spot, it rose in lambent flames among dug in many parts of Italy, particularly about loose earth and stones, depositing a carbonaceous Florence, where there is a stratum of it eight or matter, volatilized, and lying like soot, without ten feet thick, at the depth of five or six feet peculiar smell. When the wind blew, the flames from the surface. It is supposed to have an as were noisy like a bonfire, but in a calm they tringent property.
were silent. The extent was then about eleven Tuscan Order, in architecture. See Archi- feet, and the height about the same number of TECTURE.
inches. Mr. Eustace states their length at 140 TUSCANY is a grand duchy of the upper feet. part of Italy, half encompassed by the states of The chief culture in Tuscany is by the spade, the church. It is bounded on the west by the the corn fields being so much intersected by Mediterranean, and on the north-west by the rows of vines, by olives, and other fruit trees, small principality of Lucca, except a detached that a plough can with difficulty be guided. A part which borders on the south of Parma, liberal application of manual labor insures a between the states of Modena and those of large return; but the cultivators are almost all Sardinia. It lies chiefly between 42° and 44° poor. The system of metairie is general among of lat., and resembles a heart in shape, with them, the landlord engaging to supply the impleits point towards the south. Its greatest length ments and other farming stock, while the tenant is about 130 miles, and its extreme breadth contributes his labor, along with half the cost of rather more than 100, comprising a surface the seed and manure. Under this system a tenant of 9270 square miles, and a population of has no inducement to make any permanent im1,170,000, which is about 126 persons to each provement; and, being in general too poor to hire square mile.
laborers, is often too late with particular operations, This state formed a part of the late French such as the pruning of the vine, or the dressing of empire, but was restored by the congress at the olive; and the result is a penury of furniture, a Vienna, with the addition of the state of Presidii, wretched habitation, and a total absence of coinand that part of the island of Elba which belonged fort. Still the inhabitants discover considerable to the king of Sicily before the year 1801, toge- ingenuity in irrigating the ground, and carrying ther with the principality of Piombino. Much cultivation along the acclivities of their hills and of this duchy, which includes a great part of the mountains. ancient Etruria, is mountainous. The Appennines Modern Tuscany is not conspicuous in manuintersect it and spread their ramifications over all factures. Its principal article is silk, made into the eastern and southern districts. The Marem- a variety of articles-ribbons, stockings, gloves, ma stretches through a great part of the south as well as light and heavy stuffs ; next come western regions; but here the efforts of art and linen, and on a smaller scale woollens, straw the labors of cultivation have greatly diminished hats, perfumed essences, and liquors. Leghorn the influence of the Mal Aria, and rendered this is a port of considerable activity ; the channel part of the unhealthy tract much superior to that for the export of much produce, and for the imin the papal states. Tuscany presents many port of a variety of goods from the Levant and picturesque and beautiful scenes, smiling with the north of Europe; but Pisa has fallen from its the blushing fruits of Pomona, and the waving former prosperity, and Florence and Sienna trade treasures of Ceres. The two principal rivers of only with the interior. Tuscany are the Arno and the Ombronne; the Tuscany is divided into the three provinces of former intersects the country from east to west, Florence, Pisa, and Sienna. The form of the and enters the Mediterranean near the northern government is monarchical ; the title of the extremity of the coast; the latter flows towards sovereign, archduke of Austria and grand duke the south, and terminates in the same sea. The of Tuscany; his appellation, imperial highness ; soil is often very fertile, yielding abundance of his power, though exercised with mildness, is various kinds of grain, with oranges, lemons, restricted by no representative body, or written olives, grapes, mulberries, and the different authority. The executive is managed by the fruits common to other parts of Italy. Minerals cabinet and a council of state. In taxation the are also obtained in the mountains of Tuscany, principle is to burden property, but to be sparing
of the working classes. The revenue is about TUSK, n. s. Sax. týxaf; old Frisick £600,000. The church establishment consists Tusk’ED, adj. tosken. The long teeth of of three archbishops and sixteen bishops, whose Tusk'y. a pugnacious animal; the incomes, and still more those of the inferior fang; holding tooth: furnished with tusks. clergy, are very limited. The military force, ex
Some creatures have over-long or out-growing clusive of the volunteers or militia, does not teeth, called fangs, or tusks; as boars and pikes. amount to 3000 men ; its navy is very insignificant.
Into the naked woods he goes, In religion the Tuscans, with a slight ex And seeks the tusky boar to rear. Dryden, ception (Jews to the number of 16,000), are Ca Of those beasts no one was horned and tusked tholics, but exempt from several of the defects too; the superfluous blood not sufficing to seed both. and bad habits of their Italian countrymen. They
The boar depended upon his tusks. L'Estrange. speak their language with considerable purity,
A monstrous boar and possess scientific institutions, which rank Whetting his tuks, and churning hideous foam. high among provincial academies.
Smith. To readers of ancient history Tuscany will be
TUSSILAGO, colt's foot, in botany, a genus known under the names of Etruria and Tyrrhenia. Its territory, early peopled, contained twelve of plants, belonging to the class syngenesia, and towns of note, in the ages which followed the order of polygamia superflua ; and in the natural foundation of Rome. About the year of Rome system ranging under the forty-ninth order, 474, after the conquest of the Volsci
, Æqui, and compositæ. The receptacle is naked; the papother small tribes, but before the more hazardous pus simple; the scales of the calyx equal, of the contests with Pyrrhus and the Carthaginians, the
same height as the disk, and somewhat membra
There are twelve species; three of Romans completed the subjugation of Etruria. naceous. It remained in their possession between 700 and which are indigenous in Britain.
TUS'SUCK, n. s. Diminutive of tuzz. A 800 years, until overrun by the barbarians. Held at first as a duchy and fief of Lombardy, it was
tuft of grass or twigs.
The first is remarkable for the several tussucks or afterwards restored to independence; but, to
bunches of thorns, wherewith it is armed round. wards the beginning of the thirteenth century,
Grew. the continued divisions which agitated it led first to a change in the form of government, and
TUT, interj. The same with tush. A partieventually to the ascendency of the Medici fa- cle noting contempt. mily, which long ruled with the title of grand Tut, tut ! grace me no grace, nor uncle me no duke, but became extinct in 1737. Their place uncle.
Shakspeure. was filled by the duke of Lorraine. That prince, Tut, tut! here's a mannerly forbearance. the husband of Maria Theresa, becoming after TUTANA, or Totana, a considerable town of wards emperor of Germany, vested the grand the province of Murcia, Spain, on the great road duchy in his second son. From him it descended by which that province communicates with Anto the grand duke Ferdinand, brother of dalusia. It contains 8000 inhabitants ; the Francis II. of Austria. In the wars of the French houses are low and mean ; and the public revolution the policy of Tuscany was to avoid buildings confined to a church, a monastery, and any active participation in the contest. This an hospital. The surrounding country is natudid not, however, long exempt the country from rally fertile, but in a great measure uncultivated, change. By the treaty of Luneville (February the inhabitants being thinly scattered and devoid 1801) the grand duchy of Tuscany received the of activity. Eighteen miles E. N. E. of Lorca. title of kingdom of Etruria, and was transferred TO'TANAG, n. s. Chin. tutunage. Spelter. to the hereditary prince of Parma: in the sub Tutanage is the Chinese name for spelter, which sequent incorporations of Buonaparte it was de we erroneously apply to the metal of which canisters clared an integral part of the French empire, as are made, that are brought over with the tea from we have seen
China ; it being a coarse pewter made with the lead TUSCULANUM, a villa belonging to Cicero, carried from England, and tin got in the kingdom of
Woodward. near Tusculum, where he wrote his Questiones Tusculanæ. Formerly the villa of Sylla; now TUTENAG. This name is given in India to called Grotta Ferrata.
the metal zinc. It is sometimes applied to deTUSH, interj. Gothic thus; Dan. tys. An note a white metallic coinpound, brought from expression of contempt.
China, called also Chinese copper, the art of Tush, say they, how should God perceive it? is making which is not known in Europe. It is theçe knowledge in the Most High?
Psalm, Ixxiii. very tough, strong, malleable, may be easily cast, Sir Thomas More found fault with his lady's con
hammered, and polished; and the better kinds tinual chiding ; saying, the consideration of the and not more disposed to tarnish than silver is.
of it, when well manufactured, are very white, time, for it was Lent, should restrain her. Tush, tush, my lord, said she, look, here is one step to
Three ingredients of this compound may be disheaven-ward, shewing him a friar's girdle. I fear covered by analysis ; namely, copper, zinc, and me, quoth Sir Thomas, this one step will not bring iron. Some of the Chinese white copper is said you up a step higher.
Camden's Remains. to be merely copper and arsenic. Tush, never tell me : I take it much unkindly
TUTENÁGO, an ore of zinc, containing comThat thou, Iago, who hast had my purse
monly from sixty to ninety per cent. of zinc, the As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of this. remainder iron, and a small proportion of clay.
Shakspeare. See MINERALOGY.