Dressed or prepared by boiling subjected to the activity of a boiling fluid as boiled beef a boiled supper boiled garments
- prepared in heated water
- of Boil
- Dressed or prepared by boiling; subjected to the activity of a boiling liquid; as, boiled meat; a boiled supper; boiled clothing.
(imp. & p. p.) of Boil
- (a.) clothed or prepared by boiling; put through the activity of a boiling liquid; as, boiled beef; a boiled supper; boiled clothing.
Evidently the idea of the great Yokoya experts, the originators of the style, was to break away from the somewhat formal monotony of ordinary engraving, where each line performs exactly the same function, and to convert the chisel into an artists i It is first boiled in a lye obtained by lixiviating wood ashes; it is next polished with charcoal powder; then immersed in plum vinegar and salt; then washed with weak lye and placed in a, tub of water to remove all traces of alkali, the final step being to digest in a boiling solution of copper sulphate, verdigris and water.