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 for jeweler''''s rouge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rouge \Rouge\, n. [F.]
     1. (Chem.) A red amorphous powder consisting of ferric oxide.
        It is used in polishing glass, metal, or gems, and as a
        cosmetic, etc. Called also crocus, jeweler's rouge,
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A cosmetic used for giving a red color to the cheeks or
        lips. The best is prepared from the dried flowers of the
        safflower, but it is often made from carmine. --Ure.
        [1913 Webster]

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