from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology, a pale-yellowish and generally somewhat translucent brown.


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  • After Sharon had brushed the wisps of hay and dust from her jeans, tucked her shirt neatly inside the waistband, and removed her hat to comb her honey-brown hair, there was infinite improvement.

    Western Man

  • When I went to pick her up the next day, her waist-length honey-brown curls had been lopped off in a cute, chin-length bob.

    This Is The Way The World Ends, Not With A Bang, But A Haircut - Her Bad Mother

  • The dining hall was cool and dim; the paneled walls and varnished trestle tables gave off a buttery, honey-brown glow.


  • As she rounded the corner of the bar, one hand lifted a silky strand of her honey-brown hair and pushed it behind her ear, and she still didn't look.

    The Devil's Bedpost

  • These momma faces, lemon-yellow, plum-purple, honey-brown, have grimaced and twisted down a pyramid for years.

    Yvonne R. Davis: Big Momma Is In The (White) House

  • He picks up his towel and wipes the sweat off his face, then rubs the towel over his honey-brown hair.


  • Sleek black fur receded quickly, leaving behind only smooth honey-brown skin in its wake.

    Sexy Beast IV

  • Her honey-brown skin, full mouth, and statuesque physique made Kayla feel ridiculously unattractive.

    Sexy Beast IV

  • He had the taut, honey-brown skin of a young brave, and his muscles glistened in the rain.

    Plain Language

  • There was a flash of her honey-brown eyes, the spiced sweetness of her perfume, and without preamble, soft lips hit me, and my heart smacked against the back of my chest like a handball.

    Step on a Crack


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