Blood of nightingales
November 15, 2012 7:13 AM Subscribe
What is blood of nightingales dye and/or carpet pattern?
posted by Nancy Lebovitz to Grab Bag (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
It's mentioned in Greer Gilman's Moonwise: "Here was the
keeping-room, with its wide cracked boards and blood-of-nightingales
I've googled and a friend checked the OED, and nothing has turned up.