rifle green

  1. British

    • a dark olive green, as in the uniforms of certain rifle regiments

    • (as adjective): rifle-green cloth

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How to use rifle green in a sentence

  • Light colours are far the best for sporting purposes, as they are usually much less conspicuous than black or rifle-green.

    The Art of Travel | Francis Galton
  • Unfortunately they did not then wear the famous 'rifle green' but the ordinary red.

  • Yes,” cried Punch, “the rifle green with the red collars and cuffs.

    !Tention | George Manville Fenn