Definition of quicksilver:
erratic, mercury, mercurial, brass, fickle, changeable, aluminium, radically, bronze, barium, cast iron, gradually, hydrargyrum, aluminum, hectogram, liquid mercury, developmental, bauxite, cosmetic, Hg, chromium, atomic number 80, cadmium, away, evolutionary, radical, gradual, changeful, chrome, drastic, metal, ore.
In the principal hall stood a porphyry basin full of quicksilver, so contrived that it could be agitated by hidden mechanism, reflecting the rays of the sun with dazzling brilliancy, and striking with terror the mystified beholders.
- "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.