from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pearly blue; clear pale blue, like the bloom on a plum.
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The darkness had intensified, and a slight breeze furrowed the pearl-blue sea.
Jarre stood some distance away from him, staring in awe at the coralite isle floating in the pearl-blue sky.
A little privacy, here, in the pearl-blue dawn, was all Mary could hope for.
The portion covering the hyaline cartilage of the navicular bone has lost its peculiar pearl-blue shimmer, and become a dirty yellow.
He was an amphibian, and, as such, undeniably beautiful; for the sunlight, refracted and diffused in the water, gave his translucent, pearl-blue body all the shifting colors of the spectrum.
Plumage pure white, with a black cap on the head, a pearl-blue mantle, and silver-black shades on the long wing-feathers, which look as if they had hoar frost on them.
The water was delicious on that hot day in the steamy jungle, and the band was refreshed -- Mark having hard work to refrain from chasing some gorgeous butterfly of green and gold, or with wings painted in pearl-blue, steel, and burnished silver.