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  • A walnut-brown hand beckoned him, though he could not see the face belonging to the hand.

    Steven Weber: For My Father 10/3/25 - 3/6/87

  • It was walnut-brown and deeply seamed from weather, but still thick and muscular above the white band of his collar.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Other people had a teapot; we had a tea bowl—a large, round, dented aluminum bowl, stained to a dark walnut-brown on the inside from orange pekoe and sticky sugar.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • Other people had a teapot; we had a tea bowl—a large, round, dented aluminum bowl, stained to a dark walnut-brown on the inside from orange pekoe and sticky sugar.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • He walked toward the railing and paused, picturing Shaon's walnut-brown face beneath the canvas.

    The Day of the Tempest

  • He and his men were dressed alike -- a sleeveless shirt of walnut-brown plastic, dark peg-bottomed trousers of corduroy, and footgear that looked like engineer's boots with rippled soles.

    Hunters Out of Space

  • The compromising documents disappeared within the warm hollow of her muff, and with a last glance around, Mrs. Marteen unlocked the door and descended to the street, where her walnut-brown limousine awaited her.

    Out of the Ashes

  • From every rock there rose a Boer -- strange, grotesque figures many of them -- walnut-brown and shaggy-bearded, and swarmed on to the hill.

    The Great Boer War

  • Very viscid, with a thick, tough viscid cuticle, cortina or veil viscid, and collapsing on the stem, forming coarse, walnut-brown or dark vinaceous reticulations, terminating abruptly near the gills, or reaching them.

    Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.

  • Cap drab to hair-brown with streaks of the latter, viscid when moist, tubes tawny olive to walnut-brown, stem black dotted both above and below the broad, free annulus (natural size).

    Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.

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