Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Ancient creamy-white Chinese porcelain, imitated in Japan and by the modern Chinese.

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Examples

  • In the last sigh of the drive, on the downside of the San Gorgonio Pass, spins some 3200 giant ivory-white egg-beaters, the wind farms T.

    Richard Bangs: How Green Is My Valley?

  • The entryway had a floor of golden marble, and there were small statues of ivory-white angels in niches on both sides of the darker marble walls.

    Family Storms

  • In the last sigh of the drive, on the downside of the San Gorgonio Pass, spins some 3200 giant ivory-white egg-beaters, the wind farms T.

    Richard Bangs: How Green Is My Valley?

  • In the last sigh of the drive, on the downside of the San Gorgonio Pass, spins some 3200 giant ivory-white egg-beaters, the wind farms T.

    Richard Bangs: How Green Is My Valley?

  • A dog thrust his head into the entrance and blinked wolfishly at them for a space, the slaver dripping from his ivory-white fangs.

    IN THE FOREST OF THE NORTH

  • In the last sigh of the drive, on the downside of the San Gorgonio Pass, spins some 3200 giant ivory-white egg-beaters, the wind farms T.

    Richard Bangs: How Green Is My Valley?

  • The entryway had a floor of golden marble, and there were small statues of ivory-white angels in niches on both sides of the darker marble walls.

    Family Storms

  • The grown-up counterparts, named Clara, the Princess, and Nutcracker, the Prince, respectively, wear ivory-white, classical-ballet dress based on the costuming of the child characters.

    A Mouse in the House

  • Mr. Thomas smiled, a quick expression on his ivory-white face like a crease suddenly appearing in a sheet of paper.

    The Secret of the Sealed Room

  • Its ivory-white keys were already dyed pale yellow from his cigarette smoke, and stubs mounted in the pottery fruit dish Maybelle had provided as an ashtray.

    Portobello

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