Sentence Examples


  • Earlier names, still in common use, are plumbago and black-lead, but since the mineral contains no lead these names are singularly inappropriate.
  • Budweis has a large, varied and growing industry, which comprises the manufacture, of chemicals, matches, paper, machinery, bricks and tiles, corn and saw mills, boat-building, bell-founding and black-lead pencils.
  • The bullion left in the retorts is then melted in black-lead crucibles, with the addition of small quantities of suitable fluxes, e.g.