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silver leaf

noun
1.
silver in the form of very thin foil.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30
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Examples for silver leaf
  • White sketched in graphite pencil and colored with indigo, vermilion and ground gold and silver leaf, among other pigments.
  • Two mirrors, some paint, and liquid silver leaf were all that was needed to bring some style to this side table.
  • Dead stems of silver leaf nightshade typically lose prickles and have a few wrinkled yellowish fruits.
  • Use of gold or silver leaf, metallic vinyl is encouraged with a drop shadow behind the letters to increase visibility.
  • Zucchini yellow mosaic, curly top yellow, and silver leaf have become problems in the past few years.

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