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  • adj. of brown tinged with hazel


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  • But when she untied Jerry, he stopped to thank her, wagging his tail and smiling up at her with his hazel-brown eyes.


  • Brown eyes, she concluded, and handsome as the male's should be handsome; but she noted with surprise, when she refilled his plate with slumgullion, that they were not at all brown in the ordinary sense, but hazel-brown.


  • Only her eyes were in any way extraordinary, large and clear behind a fringe of lashes, and hazel-brown.

    Sudden Rain

  • He had the most beautiful hazel-brown eyes and a boyish vulnerability that I found hard to resist.

    Mama Dearest

  • He frowned, though his hazel-brown eyes gleamed with laughter.

    Wicked Pleasures

  • She had taken all the possibility of beauty he possessed, his clear skin, his bright hazel-brown eyes, and wedded them to a certain quickness she got from her mother.

    In the Days of the Comet

  • As she returned his gaze, he looked deep into her almond-shaped, hazel-brown eyes.

    Super Woman’s Child

  • Her hair was of a hazel-brown, and full of waving readiness; and with no concealment of the trick, she spread it over her eyes and face.

    Lorna Doone

  • She gave him a strange look from her hazel-brown eyes.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • Lizzie scratched her dark head, her hazel-brown eyes serious now.



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