Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The deep-pink color of the peach.

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Examples

  • When the sea became like glass, and from peach-color deepened to rose, he walked along the raft, and inspected the dead man.

    A Simpleton

  • Griskinissa's face and her mind grew ugly together; her good humor changed to bilious, bitter discontent; her pretty, fond epithets, to foul abuse and swearing; her tender blue eyes grew watery and blear, and the peach-color on her cheeks fled from its old habitation, and crowded up into her nose, where, with a number of pimples, it stuck fast.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • Griskinissa’s face and her mind grew ugly together; her good humor changed to bilious, bitter discontent; her pretty, fond epithets, to foul abuse and swearing; her tender blue eyes grew watery and blear, and the peach-color on her cheeks fled from its old habitation, and crowded up into her nose, where, with a number of pimples, it stuck fast.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • "They are remarkably bare of leaves when in bloom," was the reply: "the leaves burst forth from their envelopes as the blossoms pass away; but how beautiful the blossoms are! from the deepest pink to that delicate tint which is called peach-color.

    Among the Trees at Elmridge

  • "And these waistcoats," went on Sanders; "let me see; three light silk waistcoats, peach-color, fawn-color, and lavender.

    Tom Brown at Oxford

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