a dark purplish-red color.
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How to use murrey in a sentence
One peculiarity of the third period is the frequent use of green patterns on “murrey”-coloured grounds.Needlework As Art | Marian Alford
The gown is of a reddish murrey colour, with ermine or miniver lining to skirt and sleeves, the under sleeves being blue.Chaucer for Children | Mrs. H. R. Haweis
Much to be regretted is the disuse of the old word murrey, now only employed in heraldry.Wood and Garden | Gertrude Jekyll
The mayor and aldermen in new cloaks of red murrey and gold chains sallied forth to meet the King returning from abroad.South London | Sir Walter Besant
Dolla murrey, a character in Crabbe's Borough, who died playing cards.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
British Dictionary definitions for murrey
British archaic mulberry-coloured
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