from The Century Dictionary.

  • Abounding in color: as, good colory cows.
  • Of a color that indicates excellence of quality: as, colory, hops, or coffee, or tobacco.
  • noun A packer's grade of light leaf-tobacco, from which tobacco for pipes and cigarettes is manufactured. This grade of tobacco is produced chiefly in Maryland and Ohio and is largely exported.


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  • He's been angling for a CHAMELEON - y'know the colory things with the webbed feet and weird eyes.

    Yo, Yenta!


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