from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the color of cane; straw-colored.
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Sir Thomas is dressed in ruff and doublet; white shoes with roses in them; and has a peaked yellow, or, as Master Slender would say, “a cane-colored beard.”
The cane-colored floor cloth, corresponding with the oaken walls, struck me as the harmonious design of an artistic mind.
Adjoining the parlor was the dining-room, with its oaken walls, and cane-colored floor-cloth.
The latter was shod with low shoes, garters united the stockings to the light-blue breeches, the waistcoat was cane-colored, his sash light green, and jaunty shoulder-knots, lappets, and rows of buttons ornamented the carmelite jacket.
Sir Thomas is dressed in ruff and doublet, white shoes with roses in them, and has a peaked yellow, or, as Master Slender would say, "a cane-colored beard."