rust-colored

[ruhst-kuhl-erd]

Origin of rust-colored

First recorded in 1685–95
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Contemporary Examples of rust-colored

Historical Examples of rust-colored

  • The gills are almost free, ventricose, very broad, rust-colored.

  • "Alfredo was my cousin," said a tall bravo in a rust-colored cape.

  • Rust-colored lichens and lichens hoary like blanched old men, spread their great seals on stone and soil.

    The Story of Tonty

    Mary Hartwell Catherwood

  • Her needle pricked her finger and a rust-colored stain spread in the bit of lace which she was mending.

    Narcissus

    Evelyn Scott

  • On the concrete pavements, washed white as bones by the storm of the night before, were rust-colored puddles.

    The Narrow House

    Evelyn Scott