Queen's yellow

Related to Queen's yellow: yellow pages
(Old Chem.) a heavy yellow powder consisting of a basic mercuric sulphate; - formerly called turpetum minerale, or Turbith's mineral.

See also: Queen

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
The fairy queen's yellow curls reminded her of Amy, and between the acts she amused herself with wondering what her sister would do to make her `sorry for it'.