having a color like that of a ruby; deep red.

Origin of rubied

First recorded in 1600–10; ruby + -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rubied

Historical Examples of rubied

  • Only the tiny, darting, blind eyes were red, rubied in a whirl of white.

    The Jewels of Aptor

    Samuel R. Delany

  • The bowls in which the rare wines were mixed were of pure crystal or the rubied glass of Alexandria.

    Darkness and Dawn

    Frederic W. Farrar

  • Below, the lovely planet-deflected images formed rainbow curves like rubied necklaces about her invisible neck.

    My Attainment of the Pole

    Frederick A. Cook