One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A trough or churn used for mixing dyes or pigments (now rare).
2A person who mixes pigments or paints to obtain particular shades of colour.
3A colour top or colour wheel used especially for studying a person's colour vision.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Gazetteer & New Daily Advertiser.
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