Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sang-de-bœuf.

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Examples

  • And sometimes, if Morandi is feeling frisky, he will opt, to stunning effect, for a brilliant ox-blood red.

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  • I think the natural red in the wood, combined with the black, played better with the warm tones of my ox-blood red enamel work.

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  • Quincy Jones, who's been a mentor to me, a deadly serious man, but he kept whispering to me to check out the Holy Father's shoes: ox-blood loafers, as it happens.

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  • A thin, ox-blood colored line of clouds separated the earth from a gunmetal gray sky.

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  • Using the binding company's colors provides a limited palette and removes ambiguity such as purple, plum, wine, ox-blood, and all the other terms that are available to describe color.

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  • Moving carefully, Catherine examined the body from skull to ox-blood loafers.

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  • He wore an ox-blood Stetson, two-tone shoes, and a shirt and suit that was always pressed.

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  • His shoes were ox-blood, the socks matched the waistcoat, and the tie was also a yellow silk.

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  • They had dressed their hair with a mixture of ox-blood and clay into a tall, shiny helmet which exaggerated their already impressive height.

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  • 'It sounded as though they believed the murder of Osiris was real, and the buckets of ox-blood with which you drenched Tod were truly the blood of the god.'

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