copper-colored love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of a copper color: applied especially to the American Indians, from the color of their skin.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It features a copper-colored exterior, as well as a sun deck, private storage, a fitness center and a Zen-style garden.

    East Village: Counterculture, Luxury Condos

  • Bianca Stefani was standing so close as she spoke to him that he felt her copper-colored coif stiffly brush the side of his face.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • She rolled over as copper-colored sand filled her eyes, nose, and mouth.

    Crimson Wind

  • Even though she recently reminded me that we took poetry classes together, my main recollection of her was from an ad for a local photography studio that ran in the college yearbook throughout our four years, and that featured Laura and her exceptional, waist-length copper-colored hair.

    She's Gone to the Dogs

  • These alleged four-foot tall beings were covered with short, glossy, copper-colored hair -- except for on the face.

    Marc Hartzman: A Touch of Knowledge: The Man-Bats on the Moon

  • Maxmilian had sought the "copper-colored" people and was surprised to find none encamped along the Charles River or lurking around Harvard.

    From the Rhine to the Wild West

  • The Hell-Gate of Ireland: Smoldering brimstone, bitter labdanum, clove, black musk, and copper-colored feathers.

    Thor's Day

  • Eriko Horiki's Senritsu lantern-traditional Japanese Washi paper lantern inlaid with crystal octagons and Jaime Hayon's popular Candy Lights -- chic platinum, copper-colored or shiny white ceramic table lamps complete with crystal lampshades and Baccarat's signature red crystal dimmer-switches are also featured.

    Malcolm Harris: Bacarrat Lights Up Design Miami

  • With a little know-how, sherry's lowly position in the financial wine league means that for around €20, one can buy a bottle of wonderful copper-colored liquid packed with interesting hazelnutty notes and daubs of vanilla flavors, dried wood and delicious richness.

    Sherry's Joyous Value

  • Billy returns hours later with a copper-colored drink.

    Monkeytown excerpt 5

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