- n. A female given name from the precious stone, invented in the nineteenth century.
“In that bay, which they call the Opal Bay, the golden sands appear more charming still from being fastened, like fair”
“This book does not have such a moment; Opal is and remains self centered; towards the end, she muses, "sitting on the front steps, I found it easy to believe that I was the only person in the world and that all the stars were meant for me.”
“The plagiarism, which occurred in Opal Mehta by author Kaavya Viswanathan, has really got me thinking.”
“Opal is not soft – it is the same hardness as glass, but it is brittle.”
“Opal is not unlucky – for centuries before this story, Opal had been considered to be a stone of good fortune.”
“I miss that dear Ivor,' she said, 'and I also miss your cousin Jasper and that little chap you call Opal; but what puzzles me most of all is the crowds and crowds of new girls who have arrived at the school, and the newest of them all is your sister.”
“Roll on Monday morning and I call Opal to find out that, unlike Pipex, they don't accept recurring card payments.”
“Opal, which is described by Shakespeare as a miracle and the Queen of Gems, is depicted as a symbol of hope, happiness and truth in the East.”
“Was very nice, nothing special, just a nice club, great music, called the Opal Lounge.”
“Nobody said a word to Opal and me, but there were plenty of nosy stares.”
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