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  • noun A shade of green similar to that of the leaves of the sage plant


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  • He cut a carelessly elegant figure with his thickly waved blond hair (his own—very handsome); his silver-trimmed, sage-green coat, and the rows and rows of expensive lace at his wrists (expensive but dusty—he is not careful with his cuffs like other men, but then I suppose he can always afford new ones).

    Exit the Actress

  • In quaint sage-green draperies, she seemed a flower, with her small vivid face irresistibly reminding Saxon of a springtime wake-robin.


  • When she was only a door away, a tall man in jeans, a sage-green tank, and boots with painted flames on the sides pushed a gurney out into the hall.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Not Belladonna in a robe, but a tall and fine-looking guy wearing a hastily tugged-on sage-green tank, jeans, and scooter boots with painted flames licking up from the soles.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Another option is one of those white birdhouses with the sage-green roof or whatever color you like, that looks like an old Victorian house or church structure.

    A Plain House (1)

  • She was wearing a sage-green cocktail sheath from the early sixties.

    Primal Instincts

  • All the testers liked the supportive suspenders, streamlined gaiters, and sage-green two-tone color.

    Field Test: Waders for Women

  • He was wearing a worsted suit the colour of café au lait, with a sage-green silk scarf thrown about his neck.

    Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

  • Regardez, * beside the line of roses braving the cold November air, just beyond the sage-green shutters to where a would-be novelist blackens white pages in her showroom/study.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Observant readers might be wise to the fact that I own but one set of dinner plates with the sage-green rims.

    Table Talk


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