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  1. (of the complexion) deep red or purplish; florid
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Examples from the Web for high-coloured

Historical Examples

  • I sat there, hating the exuberance of her bust, and her high-coloured wig.

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    Logan Pearsall Smith

  • The former will produce the high-coloured, the latter the pale sherry.

    Newton Forster

    Captain Frederick Marryat

  • I have forgotten the details; no doubt they were high-coloured.

    St. Ives

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Where do high-coloured flowers revel better than at Woolwich and Birmingham?

  • The underside of the mantel-shelf was flushed with the high-coloured light, and the legs of the table nearest the fire.