- adj. of something having the dark red color of red wine
“A circle of blood was spreading on the pavement like a wine-red nimbus around her head.”
“A wine-red couch against the far wall, with a chipped wooden rolltop desk next to it, the kind with all the pigeonhole compartments.”
“She wore an elegant black dress, with a narrow wine-red sash draped across her right shoulder.”
“The king yesterday in a wine-red velvet coat—beautiful! has been attending the theatre with Prince Rupert lately.”
“The old wood-road led him to a clearing, where a dozen acres of grapes grew on wine-red soil.”
“A little later, when the sun was quite down, in the background of the curdled clouds smouldered a wine-red mass of colour, that faded to bronze and tinged all the fading greens with its sanguinary hue.”
“I love red," he told him and they went up and down the lot looking for the red that suited him — not wine-red, not blood-red, but cherry-red.”
“Simon Spurr Simon Spurr paired wine-red corduroy pants with a trench coat for his runway show this season.”
“This small but inspiring pack of kindred corduroy spirits, including the stylish auteur Wes Anderson whose rust-colored cord suits are made by Mr. Ned, a made-to-measure tailor in Manhattan, have no doubt inspired similarly twee designers such as Simon Spurr — who paired wine-red corduroy pants with a trench coat for his runway show this season — and Ralph Lauren, who matched a dove-gray corduroy blazer, vest and bermuda short for his fall collection.”
“In his horror, Bartholomew realized that these Roman centurions dressed in their military garb, with their wine-red tunics and tight-fitting leather bindings, were not savage beasts.”
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