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  • adj. having a buff color


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  • For more than three months, they cut and assembled tiles into starburst mosaics for the wall and incised into the buff-colored arches and window frames a succession of arabesques, palmettes and other floral and geometric designs—bringing the beauty and mastery of Islamic art into the present.

    The Many Paths Toward an Islamic Aesthetic

  • He had beautifully dark eyes under slashing eyebrows, high cheekbones under buff-colored skin, and a long, silky mane of black hair that was pulled in a straight ponytail.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Nora settled down her weight in a plump pink chair and reached out her buff-colored nails to be shined and polished.

    Go to Jesus

  • An officer picked up a 12-year-old buff-colored male cocker spaniel wearing a light-blue nylon collar with tags.

    Prince George's County Animal Watch

  • The house itself is a large Greek Revival structure, built of buff-colored bricks fired from a clay pit on the Colorado River.

    Spoken from the Heart

  • The flap dropped and the buff-colored fabric fell to the ground.

    Aching for Always

  • Megan and Eric were fully nerded out in buff-colored outfits, brimmed beige hats, binoculars attached to their chests with complicated-looking straps.

    The Dirty Life

  • This message gets reinforced in the " Palace " gallery, which feels like a cool island of light after the intensity of " Temple " : off-white walls, a stenciled cornice with a tassel motif, buff-colored floors, and some 20 white-matted paintings in simple frames.

    A Crayon Heir

  • One had been reduced by wind and water to a high, sweeping curve, a frozen, buff-colored wave.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • "Who?" asked a thin, tinny voice from the speaker in the buff-colored ceiling.

    Kahen no Ame


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    February 12, 2013