Definitions

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  • adj. of a light shade of blue

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Examples

  • Numerous washings and wearings had faded the jeans Sharon wore until they were a color between pale blue and blue-white.

    Western Man

  • From inside the service alcove, no larger than an Orb Ark, Sisko saw the pale blue glow of the sensor mask device.

    MILLENNIUM

  • The face was a trifle froglike, for his pale blue eyes had a tendency to pop out—exophthalmia, the Greeks called it.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • A slight man, round-faced with pale blue eyes, he has the usual jutting lower lip and chin of the blighted Hapsburgs.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • A few seconds later, the door swung open, and Nora turned to see an athletic-looking woman about her own age, with pale blue eyes and a summer tan set off by short-cropped, naturally white-blond hair.

    FALSE MERMAID

  • But Marvin pulled his suitcase down the street between the rows of dilapidated cottages toward Basin, his rumpled pale blue sports coat and coned straw hat and cowboy boots almost lost in the mauve-colored thickness of the evening.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • These he examined one by one, his spectacles enlarging his pale blue and bloodshot eyes, his dark and curling hair escaping from the ribbon with which he had carelessly tied it back—no wigs or queues for Mr. James Thistlethwaite.

    Morgan’s Run

  • “A pale blue background with the word FIDES written large in crimson,” Octavian said immediately.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Their undersides glimmered with a wet mother-of-pearl sheen, pale blue and purple.

    Etched in Bone

  • My taciturn mother is sitting on a pale blue love seat next to Doris C., holding her hand and listening to her recount the story of Dad's death.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

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