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sage green

noun
1.
grayish to yellowish green.
Origin of sage green
1800-1810
First recorded in 1800-10
Related forms
sage-green, adjective
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  • Her hat was of sage green and contained a bird unknown to natural history.

    Joanna Godden Sheila Kaye-Smith
  • The road crossed the yellow Uncompahgre, and stretched like a chalk-mark athwart the sage green expanse of gravelly valley.

    The Crest of the Continent

    Ernest Ingersoll
  • It is retained at the full chroma for that value on account of the brightness of the sage green wood stain.

    Industrial Arts Design William H. Varnum
  • He stood there staring out across the sage green to the far purple hills of the Green Springs range.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • If sage green, paint lower panels merrimac green; running parts still lighter shade of green.

    Practical Carriage and Wagon Painting

    Mayton Clarence Hillick
  • He found himself in a very large room indeed, panelled from floor to ceiling, the woodwork painted a sage green.

    When It Was Dark Guy Thorne
  • In addition, the outside border is formed with tesseræ of rather larger size of a sage green limestone.

  • The lady in sage green smiled at her husband—a sleepy, humorous smile.

    The History of David Grieve Mrs. Humphry Ward

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