Arquifoux
Arquifoux \Ar"qui*foux\, n. Same as {Alquifou}. [1913 Webster]

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  • arquifoux — variant of alquifou …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alquifou — Al qui*fou, n. [Equiv. to arquifoux, F. alquifoux, Sp. alquif[ o]l, fr. the same Arabic word as alcohol. See {Alcohol}.] A lead ore found in Cornwall, England, and used by potters to give a green glaze to their wares; potter s ore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alquifou — ‖ alquifou (ælkɪˈfuː) [Fr. alquifoux (arquifoux), ad. Sp. alquifol, ad. Cat. alcofol alcohol (f repr. guttural ḥ, cf. alforge and Eng. draft, draught). In this form the word has more closely retained the original sense.] A lead ore, containing… …   Useful english dictionary

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