Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Color beneath the exterior or surface color: as, the under-color of some white-plumaged fowls is blue, of some brown-plumaged fowls gray; the under-color of an animal's fur.

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Examples

  • Some minutes later Jack was dilating on the rich under-color of his pet

    The Young Railroaders Tales of Adventure and Ingenuity

  • The sunbonnet was tilted back, and her laughing face, with its rich, delicate under-color of old wine, was fit for a god to kiss.

    The Love Story of Abner Stone

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

  • Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.

    The Times-Journal: News

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