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Definition of Woad mill
Woad millWoad Woad, n. [OE. wod, AS. w[=a]d; akin to D. weede, G. waid,
OHG. weit, Dan. vaid, veid, Sw. veide, L. vitrum.] [Written
also wad, and wade.]
1. (Bot.) An herbaceous cruciferous plant (Isatis
tinctoria). It was formerly cultivated for the blue
coloring matter derived from its leaves.
2. A blue dyestuff, or coloring matter, consisting of the
powdered and fermented leaves of the Isatis tinctoria. It
is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with
indigo as a ferment in dyeing.
Their bodies . . . painted with woad in sundry
Wild woad (Bot.), the weld (Reseda luteola). See Weld.
Woad mill, a mill grinding and preparing woad.
Meaning of Woad mill from wikipedia
tinctoria, with woad (icon , ˈ , w , oʊ , d; or glastum) as the common
the medieval period
onwards: file:schreber woad mill 1752.
- bank and the hamlet
of his red brick
woad mill in the late 18th century.
- sir william pelham owned
a woad mill in this area the lands
were laid out after
fen by act of parliament
- the war of the blues
– indigo versus
woad: file:schreber woad mill 1752. jpg , a woad mill in thuringia
, in germany, in 1752. the woad
- the last working
woad mill in britain
was in parson
drove, and didn't close until
1910. it stood opposite
st john the baptist
- soon after
1586 he moved
near woodstock, oxfordshire
the manor, raised livestock
and grew and milled
with the other
woad -towns of gotha
, other parts
of the stadtmuseum
are the neue mühle (new mill), an old water
up the canals
to the wool mills
in northern england
or more traditionally
with woad , before synthetic
- by 1685 there
was a second fulling
mill, and both mills supplied
the in the 18th century
clover, flax, hops, sainfoin
and woad .
- the same indigo
dye is contained
in the woad plant, isatis tinctoria music
by duke ellington
and barney bigard
by irving mills