olive-coloured love


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the color of green olives


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  • But those maybe-imagined looks from her … her skin, all soft-looking and olive-coloured … Something stopped me from going.

    Forbidden Sights

  • The kitchen garden was dark with the enormous, olive-coloured warts of jackfruit clinging to the sides of the tall trees.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • A neat, olive-coloured species, somewhat resembling in form the

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • A kind of olive-coloured velvet, and fine brocaded waistcoat.


  • Some approach closely to the Caucasian type: one old man, with olive-coloured skin, bald brow, and white hair curling round his temples, and occiput, exactly resembled an

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • I concentrated, trying to remember, and he said, ', slightly hairy trousers, olive-coloured sweater over a mustard shirt.


  • In this way they came at last to what looked like an impenetrable wall of dark evergreen trees, trees of a kind that the hobbits had never seen before: they branched out right from the roots, and were densely clad in dark glossy leaves like thornless holly, and they bore many stiff upright flower-spikes with large shining olive-coloured buds.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • _Burnt Verdigris_ is what its name expresses, and is an olive-coloured oxide of copper deprived of acid.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • His romantic, olive-coloured face and worn expression interested him.

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • We think of the view as seen from there, the olive-coloured gleam of the water, the ships and tugs speckled about the harbour.

    Plum Pudding Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned


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