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[hyood or, often, yood]
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  1. having the hue or color as specified (usually used in combination): many-hued; golden-hued.
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Origin of hued

before 1000; Middle English hewed, Old English (ge)hīwod. See hue1, -ed3
Related formsmul·ti·hued, adjectiveun·hued, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hued

Historical Examples

  • A prizèd blade Of coppered gold, hued like a battle morning.

    The Mortal Gods and Other Plays

    Olive Tilford Dargan

  • Hued as a peacock's plumage, wide unfurled, The sea dreams, smiling.

    Mavis of Green Hill

    Faith Baldwin

  • She was hued like flame as the great thoughts leaped in her.

  • In high lights it hued to dull silver-gray, in the shadows it deadened to utter black.

    Jungle Peace

    William Beebe

  • The eggs were snowy cushions of delight on golden tablets of toast, and the butter was hued like old ivory.

    The Lilac Girl

    Ralph Henry Barbour

British Dictionary definitions for hued


  1. archaic, or poetic
    1. having a hue or colour as specified
    2. (in combination)rosy-hued dawn
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