Definition of quicksilvered in English:

quicksilvered

adjective

  • 1Figurative. Resembling quicksilver; bright, rapid, unpredictable, mercurial.

  • 2Treated or coated with quicksilver; especially (of glass) made reflective by coating with an amalgam of tin. Now chiefly historical.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edwin Sandys. From quicksilver + -ed.

Pronunciation

quicksilvered

/ˈkwɪkˌsɪlvəd/