from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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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Some minutes later Jack was dilating on the rich under-color of his pet
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.
Wooten also won first place in the best single ad 1/2 page and under-color for an ad for Bruce's Foodland Plus.