The jeans mysteriously came in a spray can, and were offered in two washes: “indigo,” and “Bright Light.”
indigo is cut about a foot from the ground, then tied in bundles.
Captain Kyd wished me to go on an indigo plantation, offering me high wages.
He sent three samples of indigo, but none of the Lahore kind, which is round, and the best.
indigo, in like manner, grows there along the thickets, without culture.
Hence it occurs in greater quantity soon after digesting the indigo with the acid, than afterwards.
Now, as she is to be married, who can it be to, but to Mr. indigo?
It seemed to draw out the poison, turning the indigo white, after which it was removed and another poultice applied.
Cotton and indigo have ruined more men than famine and pestilence.
Glew stood between him and the lingering scarlet, and his body, black as indigo, rose and fell.
1550s, from Spanish indico, Portuguese endego, and Dutch (via Portuguese) indigo, all from Latin indicum "indigo," from Greek indikon "blue dye from India," literally "Indian (substance)," neuter of indikos "Indian," from India (see India). As "the color of indigo" from 1620s. Replaced Middle English ynde (late 13c., from Old French inde, from Latin indicum). Earlier name in Mediterranean languages was annil, anil (see aniline).
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