- adj. of a red color tinged with rust
“Modigliani's 1917 depiction of a brunette sitting cross-legged against a rusty-red backdrop, "Nude Sitting on a Sofa (The Beautiful Romanian)," sold to an anonymous telephone bidder who paid well over the work's $40 million asking price.”
“It turns the fertile soil, and the cob walls of the barns and farmhouses, bright rusty-red with the occasional hint of pink at sunset.”
“There was something wet and rusty-red that had trickled into the gravel and splashed on the corner of the Dumpster.”
“At noon we met the “heaven-sent, life-sustaining sea-breeze;” and now the broad and well-marked Wady Makná, with its rosy-pink sands, narrowed to a gut, flanked and choked on both sides, north and south, by rocks of the strangest tricolour, green-black, yellow-white, and rusty-red.”
“They wore rusty-red tunics henna-dyed, under black cloaks, and carried swords.”
“Always to starboard remained the narrow sea-wall, a length without breadth which we had seen after the lowlands of Cape Lopez, coloured rosy, rusty-red, or white, and sometimes backed by a second sierra of low blue rises, which suggests the sanatorium.”
“The stain was rusty-red and shaped like a crescent moon.”
“One thing I really like about our road is that all the houses are a deep rusty-red coloured brick, and they're set unevenly round the end of the cul-de-sac, so the walls are all at different angles.”
“It still retained its original paint, a rusty-red color achieved at that period by mixing cow's blood with whitewash.”
“Today's crop in Africa is overwhelmingly the coarse, rusty-red form that is mainly useful for porridge and brewing beer.”
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