Origin of murrey
Examples from the Web for murrey
The fine cherry designated by this last word is, when ripe, of the exact colour intended by murrey.The Curiosities of Heraldry|Mark Antony Lower
The exact tint of murrey is between gules and purpure; and tenn is an orange-tawny colour.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Murrey, mur′i, adj. dark red or reddish brown, of mulberry colour.
What would her mother say if she lost the murrey skirt, which had cost six shillings at Bridlington fair?Mary Anerley|R. D. Blackmore
A blue coat, murrey waistcoat, and breeches of drab set off a figure that could scarcely be surpassed.A Group of Noble Dames|Thomas Hardy