dillisk
Dulse Dulse (d[u^]ls), n. [Cf. Gael. duileasg; duille leaf + uisge water. Cf. {Whisky}.] (Bot.) A seaweed of a reddish brown color, which is sometimes eaten, as in Scotland. The true dulse is {Sarcophyllis edulis}; the common is {Rhodymenia}. [Written also {dillisk.}] [1913 Webster]

The crimson leaf of the dulse is seen To blush like a banner bathed in slaughter. --Percival. [1913 Webster]


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