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  • n. khaki green
  • adj. khaki green


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  • Glancing through the front window, Nadya saw the heavily bundled woman barreling toward the tavern; her head, covered in a flap-eared khaki-green woolen hat, was bowed against the swirls of blowing snow.

    The Diamond Secret

  • She was dressed in a khaki-green silk suit that had a subtle military air.


  • "We're in the army now," Matthew sing-sung a little ditty as we climbed out of the military base's khaki-green van.

    When the Wind Blows

  • Isabel, in khaki-green velour lounging pajamas, chipped away at the potatoes with a peeler.

    Isabel’s Bed

  • He would never forget that flight, the stewardess bringing a strange meal of hard-boiled eggs and sponge cake and dried plums wrapped up like toffees, and the passengers - he had been the only Caucasian - the boys and girls in blue cotton, the high-ranking Korean army officers, military and correct in khaki-green uniforms, yet fanning themselves with fans of black silk trimmed with gold.

    The Speaker Of Mandarin

  • I was ordered to blanco my equipment immediately in the approved khaki colour and had to treat my gas mask cover with the mandated blanco, Pickering's khaki-green No. 3.

    Coming of Age: 1939-1946

  • In a nondescript manufacturing plant on a quiet San Fernando cul-de-sac, a khaki-green machine the size of a buffet table sucks in bright pink ribbon and spits out one of the hottest features in theme parks.

  • At Tulcingo Del Valle, stick to the chalkboard specials for such southern Mexican treats as chicken-mole pipian, the boiled bird swimming in a thick, khaki-green pumpkin-seed sauce.

    Village Voice - The most recent 10 stories

  • Others, seeing the life-system-threatening impact of such resource depletion, will welcome a 'khaki-green' or eco-fascist authoritarian state.


  • Jazz great Freddie Hubbard dead at 70 jazz musician whose style influenced a generation of trumpet players and who collaborated with such greats as Ornette Coleman, John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins, clone of Clint Eastwood, the same khaki-green eyes but much more hair, and you have his son Kyle. - Articles related to Natural Grocers planned for lower Greenville in Dallas


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