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grass-green

[gras-green, grahs-] /ˈgræsˈgrin, ˈgrɑs-/
adjective
1.
yellowish green.
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  • A grass-green frock-coat, too, bound with gold; and a cockade in your hat!'

  • We felt that we had been green, grass-green, and that (to use a vulgarism) the gilt was off the gingerbread.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • The sky beyond, above Salamis, was all grass-green and mauve.

    William Sharp (Fiona Macleod) Elizabeth A. Sharp
  • The former is a grass-green bird about the size of a bulbul.

    Glimpses of Indian Birds Douglas Dewar
  • The eggs are very numerous, grass-green, and of the size of eggs of millet.

  • I was a grass-green, arrogant freshman, then, Muriel loftily excused.

  • grass-green any one may understand, but I am always puzzled by apple-green.

    Wood and Garden Gertrude Jekyll
  • I was wearing my grass-green raincoat, my hat I carried in my hand.

    The Man with the Clubfoot Valentine Williams
  • At evening the Desert obtrudes again—tricked out as a Nautch girl in veils of purple, saffron, gold-tinsel, and grass-green.

  • With a pair of yellow trousers he was wearing a grass-green jacket, and his neck was as guiltless of a collar as Cupid's.

    Dead Souls Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

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