Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bright as the sun; like the sun in brightness: as, a sun-bright shield.

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Examples

  • Kit pointed out the sun-bright green trucks lining the street.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Fortune did not whirl, but gay San Francisco dimmed and faded, and as the sun-bright snow turned black and blacker, he breathed his last malediction on the Chance he had misplayed.

    WHICH MAKE MEN REMEMBER

  • Meand'ring far through sun-bright meads, and rifts;

    The Age Reviewed

  • As he dies, the fatalist succumbs amid London's refrain: “Fortune did not whirl, but gay San Francisco dimmed and faded; and as the sun-bright snow turned blacker and blacker, he breathed his last malediction on the Chance he had misplayed.”

    “The Kipling of the Klondike”: Naturalism in London's Early Fiction

  • Roughly 19 centuries later, and 65 years ago today, the city of Hiroshima was destroyed with elements that cannot but recall the Transfiguration: a sun-bright white light, a roar from heaven, a cloud, terror, and -- most of all -- a world that would never be the same.

    Rev. Tyler Wigg-Stevenson: Hiroshima and the Transfiguration: A Meditation

  • The streets and buildings were fully occupied when a sun-bright light burst overhead at 11:01.

    Whirlwind

  • Now La Perle faces the pistol, certain that "Chance would not desert him now," but Uri Bram's shot is true: "Fortune did not whirl, but gay San Francisco dimmed and faded, and as the sun-bright snow turned black and blacker, he breathed his last malediction on the chance he had misplayed."

    “Why this longing for life? It is a game which no man wins.”

  • The hills stretched as far as we could see, the smell of dirt and dung rising as the jeep ploughed across the plains, the breeze silent over the sun-bright grass.

    Karin Badt: From Devils to Zebras: Riccardo Orizio's Safari in Kenya

  • Then the fates sent Steve Perry and his sun-bright recommendation.

    Sensawunda

  • Yon sun-bright realms, where Virtue conquers Time.

    Progress of Society

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