Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A white color with greenish-gray shadows, usually seen in satin for women's gowns.

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Examples

  • When she answered the doorbell, she found Jan on the doorstep dressed in a stylish oyster-white silk jumpsuit; but her blond hair was disheveled and her face devoid of makeup.

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  • The lustrous sheen of the pearls harmonized with her oyster-white underskirt and drew attention to the smooth curves visible above her deep d@ecolletage.

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  • The sky was oyster-white, and the air was fecund with the scent of mulch.

    The White Ninja

  • Of oyster-white and raw blues and reds, inflamed by the pouring sun, it had held an awful place in the infantile life of Penrod Schofield, for in his tenderer years he accepted it without question as the literal Eye of Deity.

    Penrod and Sam

  • This is all bullshit that almost all oyster-white wives manipulate outraged road to boycott lads at all, and making yum-yum with black princes is like debilitating themselves to go to white heifers?

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  • The stands of the compound trinocular microscope have a modern and modular design has a lustrous oyster-white finish which is also acid-resistant.

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