An inexpensive coating which can be applied directly to cement surfaces. Quicklime is the base material and is made from limestone or chalk. To make limewash, the quicklime is slaked with water and while hot, tallow or wool grease is stirred in to form the binding.
(or whitewash) is a type of paint based on lime.
a simple form of paint prepared from lime, with or without various additives. It is most suitable for use on walls and on ceilings, both internally and externally.