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pale yellow; flaxen
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  • Neither of them had looked at the turkey, and Minty's face was suffused with red even to the roots of her tow-coloured hair.

  • The head was covered with a mass of tow-coloured, matted hair; the face was entirely clean-shaven.

    Ghostly Phenomena Elliot O'Donnell.
  • She indicated the Slabberts, heavily observant of the couple with the muddy eyes under the tow-coloured thatch.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • Miss Torkington brought her tow-coloured hair and pince-nez, and a manner that seemed to shout virtue and chastity.

    Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
  • Both were barefooted and barelegged, deeply freckled, and with long, tow-coloured locks.

    The Kindred of the Wild Charles G. D. Roberts
  • Their tousled, tow-coloured little heads peep round the doorway.

    A Poor Man's House

    Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  • This vision wears a tow-coloured wig and has its face heavily painted in imitation of a cheap doll.

    From Snotty to Sub Wolstan Beaumont Charles Weld Forester

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