claret-coloured love

claret-coloured

Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Several minutes later, he returns to the living room and slumps into a claret-coloured plastic sofa.

    Alvin Greene: America's most unlikely politician

  • The decor is endearingly ancient (think naff frescoes, fake flowers and claret-coloured paper napkins).

    Love is in the (open) air

  • An additional benefit of the long-neglected pruning was a bumper crop of fruit this year, with dangling clusters of succulent claret-coloured berries hanging almost to the ground.

    The Dreaming Void

  • They slid with a familiar click along the brass rod, and soon the windows were obscured by thick sculptured folds of claret-coloured plush.

    The Years

  • Clare, and failed to observe a shortish man in horn-rimmed spectacles, black boots, and a claret-coloured tie, who looked like the secretary of a learned society.

    Over the River

  • Descending to the lavatory, Mr. Chayne changed his horn spectacles to pince-nez and his claret-coloured tie to a rather floppy bow of black and white.

    Over the River

  • The long low room was refurnished from the Abbey sale, with chairs upholstered in claret-coloured rep, many years old, and an oval table of polished walnut, and another piano, handsome, though still antique.

    The Prussian Officer and Other Stories

  • Darkness had now fallen and the rattle of traffic along the claret-coloured road had subsided.

    Whispers Of Betrayal

  • So when, towards evening, a water contractor's van began travelling slowly down the claret-coloured road, in full view of anyone who cared to look from any of a thousand windows overlooking the park, no one's suspicion was unduly roused.

    Whispers Of Betrayal

  • Everything in front of the wrought-iron gates guarding Downing Street is the responsibility of the Metropolitan Police, while to the rear runs a claret-coloured road dividing the Government area from the lush acres of St James's Park, which is monitored by the Royal Parks Constabulary.

    Whispers Of Betrayal

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.