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yellow sunshine

Slang definitions & phrases for yellow sunshine

yellow sunshine

noun phrase

acid, lsd (1960s+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • The amour with Danae, when Zeus became a shower of gold, might be interpreted as a myth of the yellow sunshine.

  • She thought the sky was very clear above it, and the yellow sunshine lay softly on the hills and fields around it.

  • The calm, still, yellow sunshine day by day suffused the land like the benignities of a dream—almost too good to be true.

    The Moonshiners At Hoho-Hebee Falls Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
  • The yellow sunshine was like a genial enthusiasm, quickening the pulses and firing the blood.

  • No fogs in France—just yellow sunshine and soft air and eager crowds waiting for us with open arms.

  • Through the shutter's chink the yellow sunshine comes squirting into the room—such amazing sunshine, just as it is on circus day!

    A Melody in Silver Keene Abbott
  • They woke next morning to a summer atmosphere full of yellow sunshine and true July warmth.

    What Katy Did Next Susan Coolidge
  • The yellow sunshine seemed to make a halo round his fair hair.

    Mollie's Prince

    Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • And then a beautiful thing happened; for Prisca appeared dressed in a robe of yellow sunshine.

  • The yellow sunshine warmed the brown surface of the city-wall, and lighted the hollows of the Etruscan hills.

    Confidence Henry James

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