Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of a rich dark brown color, like the fur of the fur seal after it is dyed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the color of prepared seal-fur.
  • n. The rich dark brown of the dressed and dyed fur of the fur-seal.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He went upstairs to put on his slippers — his elegant slippers of seal-brown, shaped like medieval shoes.

    Babbit

  • His sleek seal-brown hair was frosted at the temples; when Hazeltine accused him of bringing this about by artifice, he had grinned and not denied it.

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • But his bonnet was tilted more rakishly on his seal-brown hair than a strict interpretation of rules would have allowed; his frame was draped in a fantastic glittergold version of dress tunic and snowy trousers tucked into handmade beefleather half-boots; the cloak that fluttered behind him glowed with phosphorescent patterns through the chill dusk; and while he strolled, he sang a folk ballad concerning the improbable adventures of a Highland tinker.

    A Circus of Hells

  • The glow picked out his face, long, narrow, with high cheekbones and gray eyes, seal-brown hair and straight nose.

    Agent Of The Terran Empire

  • The horse, a big, splendid seal-brown animal, had fallen on its right side, with its off fore-leg plunged deep in a snow-filled badger-hole.

    The Luck of the Mounted A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police

  • Shorn of the thick, seal-brown winter hair, the brand was now plainly visible.

    The Luck of the Mounted A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police

  • But there was no depth in his seal-brown eyes which always seemed to brood; no decision in any move of his ponderous body.

    Then I'll Come Back to You

  • "You are looking charming, dear; that seal-brown velvet fits you exquisitely."

    A Heart-Song of To-day

  • He went upstairs to put on his slippers—his elegant slippers of seal-brown, shaped like medieval shoes.

    Chapter 7

  • He went upstairs to put on his slippers -- his elegant slippers of seal-brown, shaped like medieval shoes.

    Babbitt

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