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Origin of topaz
OTHER WORDS FROM topazto·paz·ine [toh-puh-zeen, -zin], /ˈtoʊ pəˌzin, -zɪn/, adjective
Words nearby topaz
Example sentences from the Web for topaz
A cluster of streets preserves the memory of the time in their names: Topaz Street, Diamond Street, Emerald Square.
And at the eleventh hour, Peggy Olson (Elisabeth Moss) saves the company by landing an account with Topaz Pantyhose.‘Mad Men’ New York Premiere: Jon Hamm, January Jones, Creator Matthew Weiner & More|Marlow Stern|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It consisted in a couple of snakes in old gold clenching an enormous topaz between their heads.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Her topaz eyes started to glow and she said, "Just what do you mean by coming up here and—"
They circled fast about her long fingers, the nails of which held topaz yellow polish.
The lounge was now almost empty of people, though the shaded electric light threw a topaz-coloured radiance over everything.
And then the topaz-shaded lights over the lamps—it's all so dreadfully wearing.
British Dictionary definitions for topaz
- a yellowish-brown colour, as in some varieties of topaz
- (as adjective)topaz eyes