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Origin of navy blue
OTHER WORDS FROM navy bluena·vy-blue, adjective
Words nearby navy blue
Example sentences from the Web for navy blue
“The U.S. Navy will attain IOC [initial operational capability] in 2018 with 3F software,” DellaVedova wrote.
Clad in a blue, striped button-down, a silver watch adorning his left wrist, Huckabee beams on the cover.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yeah, the “Giant man-puppy” that is Gronkowski won't hold a sexual candle to the blue-eyed dreamboat.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He was a great lover of the navy, and he liked me because of it.
My father was in an intelligence unit for the U.S. Navy, as he had been in World War II.
In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
The most promising of the methods which have been devised are cryoscopy, the methylene-blue test, and the phloridzin test.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
He said no more in words, but his little blue eyes had an eloquence that left nothing to mere speech.
British Dictionary definitions for navy blue
- a dark blue colour
- (as adjective)a navy-blue suit