heather-mixture love



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  • n. a mixture of interwoven yarns that gives a muted appearance with flecks of colour


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  • Close by in the High Street perhaps the trumpets may sound about the stroke of noon; and you see a troop of citizens in tawdry masquerade; tabard above, heather-mixture trowser below, and the men themselves trudging in the mud among unsympathetic by-standers.

    Edinburgh Picturesque Notes

  • A nail caught the seat of my trousers, and I left a wisp of heather-mixture behind me.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • A brown jersey dress under a knobbly heather-mixture cardigan indicated that she had probably gone to bed and tried to sleep for the first time since Alison had vanished.

    A Place of Execution

  • He had shaved and was neatly dressed in dark grey flannel trousers, a blue shirt open at the neck, and a heather-mixture tweed jacket.

    The Murder of Busy Lizzie

  • I allow myself a month every year of my native heath, heather-mixture, and burr

    The Nest Builder

  • But the real heather-mixture, double-distilled Scot is a hardy bird with different ideas from _nous autres_ as to what is cold: also as to what is hot.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, May 23, 1917

  • Arthur Juke's heather-mixture knickerbockers, of which hitherto I had never approved.

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

  • I have brought the heather-mixture suit, as the climatic conditions are congenial.

    My Man Jeeves

  • "Not that tie with the heather-mixture lounge, sir!"

    My Man Jeeves

  • "Our heather-mixture lounge is in readiness, sir."

    My Man Jeeves


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