from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. A bright greenish blue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blue color of the peculiar hue of a peacock's breast.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shade of blue tinged with green
- adj. of bright greenish blue
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Tables were covered in peacock-blue linens, and accessorized with silver charger plates and napkins that held pearlescent menus, which complemented either of two centerpieces.
“Everyone is falling in love with their wives, it is quite à la mode at the moment,” Johnny said, lazily fanning himself with my peacock-blue hat new—I love it.
But it is still elegant and compleat, and Mama found room to underline or make comments in her copperplate handwriting, using peacock-blue fountain pen ink in delicate lines.
That wasn't so bad for van Amstel, whose hard-hitting strutting, all in keeping with the music, the atmosphere, the sambarific roll, I could watch all night -- especially in that peacock-blue outfit.
Saxon screamed in sudden wonder of delight, then caught her breath and gazed at the amazing peacock-blue of a breaker, shot through with golden sunlight, overfalling in a mile-long sweep and thundering into white ruin of foam on a crescent beach of sand scarcely less white.
Billy came back and lay beside her, lazying in the sea-cool sunshine, and together they watched the sun sink into the horizon where the ocean was deepest peacock-blue.
At last she was able to take her eyes from the surf and gaze at the sea-horizon of deepest peacock-blue and piled with cloud-masses, at the curve of the beach south to the jagged point of rocks, and at the rugged blue mountains seen across soft low hills, landward, up Carmel Valley.
Kerry Taylor Auctions The Zandra Rhodes-designed pink chiffon dress worn by Princess Diana in 1986 estimate: £30,000-£40,000 The simple garment of gossamer-fine gold and black knitted silk with a peacock-blue hem slotted through with a ribbon was designed by Charlotte Todd.
Bunches of chives, basil, eggplant, and even strawberries were already bursting out from the peacock-blue pockets.
She went to the window, pulled the heavy peacock-blue curtain aside.