Yellow wash

(Pharm.) yellow oxide of mercury suspended in water, - a mixture prepared by adding corrosive sublimate to limewater.

See also: Yellow

References in classic literature ?
And what would a sub-chanter of the sixteenth century say, on beholding the beautiful yellow wash, with which our archiepiscopal vandals have desmeared their cathedral?
Digetex Home is never slow to pick up on a trend, and their Isabella Yellow Roller Blind, PS119, scattered with blowsy yellow roses on a yellow wash background, could win compliments for a well-dressed window.
A pale yellow wash on the walls replaced the stodgy wallpaper, giving the room what Hildre describes as a ``warm, inviting and relaxing feel.
With its yellow wash, orange and green pastel, and the figure of the woman reduced to an arched leg abutting a bent, bulging torso, Untitled (Reclining Woman) resembles nothing so much as Untitled (Abstraction in golds and yellows) (c.
And Ceramica Varm goes big with Valentina featuring orange and blue butterflies with daisies on a yellow wash.
The walls have been given a warm yellow wash, while the touches of red and green tableware make the room very warm and welcoming.