from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A very pure form of white lead. Also called Chinese white and Kremnitz white.

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  • adj. of a white that resembles silver


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  • They made smaller tweaks in the other covers, including a change in SPELL from a yellowish background to silver-white, making all three books together red, white, and blue.

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  • • Now apply your base color from the lash line to the brow, dab a little silver-white in the inner corner.

    Paul Venoit: Smokey Eyes Still Smolder Thousands of Years Later

  • I think of cerulean-blue waves, a swirling red skirt and a silver-white moon.

    The Memory Palace

  • Houghton Hall, a grand Palladian mansion of silver-white stone, was built to be the country seat of Robert Walpole, Britain's first prime minister.

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  •  She wasn't a spiritual person, but when she looked down, there it was, on the doormat, a gift: a silver-white rose, her favorite flower, a secret only she and her husband shared.

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  • Cutting through a flank steak with a pocket knife on Saturday is a man everybody calls Hippie, on account of the long silver-white hair he recently cut off.

    Oil spill sloshes over spirits at waterside Mississippi restaurant

  • “It plays itself over and over and nothing I do penetrates it…” The aged orc, his remaining strands of hair silver-white, peered through deep-set eyes at a sinewy dagger set on a round, wooden table nearby.


  • Her hair was silver-white, cut midway between professional and sensual, swept back behind long ears.

    The Faculty Club

  • An almost full moon beamed silver-white through a gauzy haze of cloud cover.


  • Flower is already half as tall as his mother, and his silver-white coat turns long and wavy.

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