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  • n. Plural form of topaz.

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Examples

  • The white of the throat and paws and the spots over the eyes was dirty because of the persistent and ineradicable brown, while the eyes themselves were twin topazes, golden and brown.

    Brown Wolf

  • Old amethysts or "topazes" that have been long in use in rings show this dulling.

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public

  • In Petrarch, the white doe wears a collar studded with diamonds and topazes emblems of steadfastness and chastity, which proclaims her untouchable: "It has pleased my Caesar to make me free."

    Love in literature

  • Bouquets of flowers sprang to life on either side of the peacocks, their details picked out in rubies, diamonds, and topazes.

    Shadow Princess

  • But for a dog collar of magnificent yellow topazes set in silver, she wore no gems.

    Liberty in Literature - A Dress A Day

  • Al – Rashid replied, “There is no harm in that,” 228 whereupon Abu Mohammed bade his men bring in a chest, from which he took a number of rarities, and amongst the rest, trees of gold with leaves of white emeraid,229 and fruits of pigeon blood rubies and topazes and new pearls and bright.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Upon the inside of the cupola surmounting the temple, the sun and moon were represented in diamonds and topazes, and shed a light as of day even in the darkness of the night.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The ornamental crown, the hti, is set with thousands of diamonds, rubies, emeralds, topazes and sapphires; at the apex, a 76-carat diamond may be seen twinkling for miles at dawn and sunset.

    Glorious Golden Pagoda

  • That same year, he had bought many other diamonds and pearls and two immense topazes from Bazu.

    THE DIAMOND

  • The white be of crystal and of beryl and of iris; the yellow be of topazes; the red be of rubies and of grenaz and of alabrandines; the green be of emeralds, of perydoz and of chrysolites; and the black be of onyx and garantez.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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