brownish-black love

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of black tinged with brown

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But the standout is the full length 1861 portrait of a little boy, "Le Petit Lange," formally dressed in brownish-black against a simple brown background, with a black hat, gray spats, ruddy cheeks and shining black-brown eyes.

    Still Turning Black to Light

  • Most of his fur had sloughed off, leaving behind a shriveled, brownish-black carcass.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • Most of his fur had sloughed off, leaving behind a shriveled, brownish-black carcass.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • Most of his fur had sloughed off, leaving behind a shriveled, brownish-black carcass.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • But the true delicacy is a softer, richer, brownish-black creature, without preservatives if at all possible.

    Blood Pudding

  • But the true delicacy is a softer, richer, brownish-black creature, without preservatives if at all possible.

    Blood Pudding

  • I have: olive (below hip); brown ditto; black ditto; burgundy waist-length; brownish-black ditto; what may be a navy fur sheep (it's hair, rather than curls) with a hood, mid-thigh length; and black ankle-length (3 of these are new).

    This --> - A Dress A Day

  • When a color is other than black (a dark shade of grey or brownish-black), the eye wants to see black.

    Drive-By-Shooting Sunday: Spiritual Tramp

  • It smells and tastes like, well, you know. *crinkle nose* After sugar cane or sugar beets are squozen and the juice is boiled down to a syrup, the crystals that form are removed – the crystals are refined sugars, and the brownish-black liquid that remains is molasses.

    Sugar High Friday no. 8 - Molasses

  • It smells and tastes like, well, you know. *crinkle nose* After sugar cane or sugar beets are squozen and the juice is boiled down to a syrup, the crystals that form are removed – the crystals are refined sugars, and the brownish-black liquid that remains is molasses.

    Archive 2005-04-01

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