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  • n. Plural form of burgundy.

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Examples

  • From deep burgundies to bright Beaujolais, the color on everyone's lips this fall is a dark, convivial red.

    A Kiss of Wine

  • Or a gaggle of geese in a slow and steady takeoff, the reflected oranges, golds and burgundies shimmering with the autumn breeze and the birds' movements, creating Monet-like impressions across Swan Lake, the largest of several lakes and streams in the preserve.

    Lea Lane: A Day Trip to the Rockefeller Preserve, Just North of NYC

  • Daniel, one of Manhattan's premier restaurants, held such a dinner last week, a charitable affair for Meals on Wheels, featuring a wine tasting of assorted burgundies and bordeauxs.

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  • Most cosmetic companies launch autumn/winter collections full of darker shades for eye and lip makeup colors; dark grays, plums, burgundies, deep Spanish reds, and dark chocolate browns.

    Best in Beauty

  • Fair skin: Light pink/pastel sheer colors, true reds, and darker colors in mauves, burgundies, and purples work well.

    Best in Beauty

  • The wine list has some terrific French burgundies and I was surprised to find some hard to get California wines like the Peter Michael Winery's 'Belle Cote' Chardonnay.

    Mara Gibbs: Everybody Eats Where? Le Caprice

  • All shades of red, from the darkest of reds and burgundies to the lightest of pinks, have a stimulating influence on your love life.

    Making Room for Mr. Right

  • Flavors at the bold Sazerac are feisty and the color scheme is full of fall rusts, burgundies, browns, and oranges.

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  • By all seasonal reason I should be coating my jagged, ill manicured nails with deep burgundies, reds, purples even, but nope.

    Mauri Weakley: Must We Really Retire Our Mini Shorts?

  • I have not been terribly interested in the Post/Baldridge/ et al. cyclopedia approaches how to set the table and arrange your guests ,and which forks and spoons to use when and how, which glasses for the reds, whites, burgundies, etc., is pretty ubiquitously available, in as little or much detail as one might desire but rather in deeper treatments of the underlying elements of gentlemanly and gentlewomanly character and conduct.

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