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[hyood or, often, yood] /hyud or, often, yud/
having the hue or color as specified (usually used in combination):
many-hued; golden-hued.
Origin of hued
before 1000; Middle English hewed, Old English (ge)hīwod. See hue1, -ed3
Related forms
multihued, adjective
unhued, adjective Unabridged
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  • The multi-hued apparel of the throng dazzled and astonished me.

    City of Endless Night Milo Hastings
  • Small, harmless snakes slid brightly aside, as multi-hued as shreds of rainbow.

    The Portal of Dreams Charles Neville Buck
  • Throwing off his multi-hued Navajo bathrobe, he surveyed the reflection of his torso in the mirror.

British Dictionary definitions for multi-hued


(archaic or poetic)
  1. having a hue or colour as specified
  2. (in combination): rosy-hued dawn
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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