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Origin of powder blue
OTHER WORDS FROM powder bluepow·der-blue, adjective
Words nearby powder blue
Example sentences from the Web for powder blue
A powder-blue blazer with a patch reading “All-Time All-American” hung in a clear plastic bag from the closet doorknob.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life|Paul Hemphill|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was tall with sun-bleached hair and a sweet American boy face, in a powder-blue short-sleeve shirt and navy shorts.
The girl appeared at the door of the bedroom, wrapping a powder-blue negligee around her.Get Out of Our Skies!|E. K. Jarvis
"It hasn't got the new sleeves," said Flossie, fondling her powder-blue.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
A pair of powder-blue teapots relieved with panels decorated with flowers in "famille verte."Chats on Oriental China|J. F. Blacker
After this dust the surface with the finest sifted whiting or powder-blue, and polish it with a silk handkerchief or soft cloth.Practical Suggestions for Mother and Housewife|Marion Mills Miller
Powder-blue, mix'd with the saffron-water, makes a green; for blue, mix some dry powder-blue with some water.Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine|William Carew Hazlitt
British Dictionary definitions for powder blue
- a dusty pale blue colour
- (as adjective)a powder-blue coat