/ (sæks) /
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- a light greyish-blue colour
- (as adjective)a saxe-blue dress
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Word Origin for saxe blue
C19: from French Saxe Saxony, source of a dye of this colour
Words nearby saxe blue
sawyer, sax, saxatile, Saxe, Saxe-Altenburg, saxe blue, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Saxe-Meiningen, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, saxhorn, saxicoline
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How to use saxe blue in a sentence
She had on her tussore in saxe-blue, trimmed with guipure lace, and was as pretty as ever, and as sad.A Likely Story|William De Morgan