berlin


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Berlin \Berlin\ prop. n. (Geography)
   The capital city of Germany. Population (2000) = 3,471,418.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Berlin \Ber"lin\, n. [The capital of Germany]
   1. A four-wheeled carriage, having a sheltered seat behind
      the body and separate from it, invented in the 17th
      century, at Berlin.
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   2. Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted; -- called
      also Berlin wool.
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   Berlin black, a black varnish, drying with almost a dead
      surface; -- used for coating the better kinds of ironware.
      --Ure.

   Berlin blue, Prussian blue. --Ure.

   Berlin green, a complex cyanide of iron, used as a green
      dye, and similar to Prussian blue.

   Berlin iron, a very fusible variety of cast iron, from
      which figures and other delicate articles are
      manufactured. These are often stained or lacquered in
      imitation of bronze.

   Berlin shop, a shop for the sale of worsted embroidery and
      the materials for such work.

   Berlin work, worsted embroidery.
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