Berlin

Definition of Berlin

Ber´lin
n.1.A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th century, at Berlin.
2.Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted; - called also Berlin wool.
Berlin black
a black varnish, drying with almost a dead surface; - used for coating the better kinds of ironware.
Berlin blue
Prussian blue.
- Ure.
Berlin green
a complex cyanide of iron, used as a green dye, and similar to Prussian blue.
- Ure.
Berlin iron
a very fusible variety of cast iron, from which figures and other delicate articles are manufactured. These are often stained or lacquered in imitation of bronze.
Berlin shop
a shop for the sale of worsted embroidery and the materials for such work.
Berlin work
worsted embroidery.

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