from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Paleness or pallor; general whitishness; a pale coloration.


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  • He seemed suddenly struck with an awful thought, which caused a momentary pallescence in his rosy complexion; and after a brief hesitation, he turned his galloway, and told his companions he should give them good day.

    Maid Marian

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