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peachblow

[peech-bloh]
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noun
  1. a delicate purplish pink.
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Origin of peachblow

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; peach1 + blow3
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  • One of our party named the other, and the more beautiful, Peachblow Mountain, a poetic and perfectly descriptive name.

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    Charles Dudley Warner

  • Among them was this tea set, those two peachblow vases, and that print on the east wall.

  • Peachblow the while was petulantly taking the color out of a canvas that was a false alarm.

  • Peachblow was her pupil—sent over from Bradford, Pennsylvania, where her father was a "producer."

  • The peachblow was all gone from White Pigeon's cheek, but she was fairly wise and reasonably good—I'm certain of that.