from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the color of bister; swarthy; browned.
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- adj. colored with or as if with bister
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Framed in a tangled explosion of graying brown hair, his face was chalky with exhaustion, the wide gray eyes in their bistered hollows dilated with drugs.
It had been bistered over by the dealer with a view to hiding a scratch, and there was also the dirt of age upon it.
My eyes are very liquid, but with dark circles, and bistered; and they are subject to slight temporary inflammation.