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  • n. A dark brownish-red colour.
  • adj. Of a dark brownish-red colour.


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  • Did you know they drink oxblood and they have seventeen varieties of yogurt unique to the region?

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  • Leather biker jacket patched with band names, stained with blood. 13 eyelet oxblood Doc's.

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  • Slaven Vlasic / Getty Images The color oxblood dominated the runways.


  • No reservations Run by Englishman Mark Williamson – whose Willi's Wine Bar around the corner is a favourite local bolthole for Parisian oenophiles – this handsome restaurant with oxblood walls, wedding cake mouldings and parquet floors overlooks the Palais Royal in the heart of Paris.

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  • We were in the upstairs library of his Earl's Court house, him standing at a tense tilt between stone hearth and oxblood couch, me in the window seat with a tumbler of forty-five-year-old Macallan and a Camel Filter, staring out at dark London's fast-falling snow.

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  • The liquid was the color of oxblood and the consistency of diluted syrup.

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  • On the floor of the closet he discovered a handsome pair of expensive oxblood dress shoes.

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  • An old Afrikaans structural engineer I know told me that oxblood was often used as a binder/colorant in these floors.

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  • The curtains, of mud-coloured or oxblood plush, were thick enough to exclude all external light.


  • Then they fell so that the ground became a vast, beautiful carpet, embroidered with designs in gold, brown, and deep oxblood.



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