Definitions

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  • adj. of red tinged with bronze

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Examples

  • Among the admirers was a young Oscar Wilde in a bronze-red coat of his own design, made so that he appeared to look like a cello when seen from the back.

    A Penchant for Dreaming

  • This deciduous, densely branched, compact shrub is highly tolerant to powdery mildew, has small, glossy, dark green foliage in spring and maroon to bronze-red fall color.

    New crop of hybrid plants demonstrate beauty of ingenuity

  • Yet here and there among them walked an old woman with a brown-black complexion and round features like Priya's, or a young man with the bronze-red coloring of the eastern desert towns along the Golden Road.

    Spirit Gate

  • A striking woman with heavy bronze-red braids swinging beneath her veil was comforting a slender adolescent girl.

    The Falcons of Montabard

  • He was across the room, near the stage, his attention consumed by a woman with short, radiant bronze-red hair and a gold lame patch over her right eye.

    Cold Case

  • He was across the room, near the stage, his attention consumed by a woman with short, radiant bronze-red hair and a gold lamé patch over her right eye.

    Cold Case

  • They gleam unblinking where they crowd the crystal dark, and the brightest are not all white; many burn steel-blue, gold, amber, bronze-red.

    The Stars Are Also Fire

  • Hereupon she rose and stood some while looking down into the fire and never a word; suddenly she turned as to leave me, then, sitting on her stool, drew out her hairpins and shook down her shining hair that showed bronze-red where the light caught it.

    Black Bartlemy's Treasure

  • Who was this girl with the bronze-red hair, the perfect outline of nose and mouth and chin, the sea-shell colouring?

    Red Pepper's Patients With an Account of Anne Linton's Case in Particular

  • Behind her followed not the black figure King's memory had persistently pictured, but one also clad in white -- the very simple white of a plain linen suit, with a close little white hat drawn over the bronze-red hair.

    Red Pepper's Patients With an Account of Anne Linton's Case in Particular

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