from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of yellow.
- n. A disease of the bile in horses, cattle, and sheep, causing yellowness of the eyes.
- n. A disease of plants, especially peach trees, in which the leaves turn a yellowish colour.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of yellow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A disease of the bile in horses, cattle, and sheep, causing yellowness of the eyes; jaundice.
- n. A disease of plants, esp. of peach trees, in which the leaves turn to a yellowish color; jeterus.
- n. A group of butterflies in which the predominating color is yellow. It includes the common small yellow butterflies. Called also redhorns, and sulphurs. See Sulphur.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See yellowing, 2.
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The Pollock, a densely tangled composition in browns and yellows, is unusually large, measuring about 4 by 8 feet, and was painted on fiberboard .
Not to say that entire house needs to speak back to the fountain, but I think the yellows are an absolute negation of the beauty outside.
When, however, the disease assumes an active form, -- known as the yellows, jaundice, or inflammation of the liver, -- the symptoms are more readily detected.
Cattle and Their Diseases Embracing Their History and Breeds, Crossing and Breeding, And Feeding and Management; With the Diseases to which They are Subject, And The Remedies Best Adapted to their Cure
The most we heard of the yellows was the year before last, and we were held up at the time with other work and could not investigate properly.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
The yellows is a communicable disease, the cause of which is not definitely known.
In excessively hot, damp, or sultry weather, in the last age, the disease known as the yellows sometimes occurs.
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
I am quite sure, too, that the yellows is a disease due chiefly to careless or dishonest propagation.
If the cow be affected with the yellows, which is known by the nostrils and eyelids looking yellow, ten grains of calomel should be given every other night, and a saline dose once a week, the animal being kept warm, and only turned out in the middle of the day, in a fresh pasture, if practicable.
The stewards have undoubtedly taken into account the safety of the marshals was compromised when Hamilton and Perez ignored the double yellows, which is a stark warning to drivers to slow down.
Nearly all of the people getting red light camera tickets are people caught in short yellows.