1. pale yellow; flaxen

Words Nearby tow-coloured

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How to use tow-coloured in a sentence

  • Neither of them had looked at the turkey, and Minty's face was suffused with red even to the roots of her tow-coloured hair.

  • His mind was full of those red rooms at Rome, with the screens, and the palms, and odious tow-coloured head of Clarence.

    Vanitas | Vernon Lee
  • Their tousled, tow-coloured little heads peep round the doorway.

    A Poor Man's House | Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  • This vision wears a tow-coloured wig and has its face heavily painted in imitation of a cheap doll.

    From Snotty to Sub | Wolstan Beaumont Charles Weld Forester
  • Both were barefooted and barelegged, deeply freckled, and with long, tow-coloured locks.

    The Kindred of the Wild | Charles G. D. Roberts