Recent Examples of madder from the Web
The vibrant purple of the woman’s robe, for example, was created with madder lake, a natural pigment that was widely used to dye textiles.
Over the centuries, popular plants used for dyes included indigo, madder and saffron.
And the national attention focused on him in the wake of killing Booth drove him madder still.
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Origin and Etymology of madder
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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