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Canary stone

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Canary stone (Min) a yellow species of carnelian, named from its resemblance in color to the plumage of the canary bird.
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Usage

In literature:

Close by the wall was a circular stone tower, partly in ruins, and into this Canaris dived eagerly.
"The River of Darkness" by William Murray Graydon
But, passing near the window, he saw the Coffee-colored Angel and the White Mountain Canary come militantly up the stone walk.
"The Varmint" by Owen Johnson
Close by the wall was a circular stone tower, partly in ruins, and into this Canaris dived eagerly.
"Guy in the Jungle" by William Murray Graydon
The next day the Canary sat wondering when suddenly she saw coming into the garden the very same boys who had thrown stones at the Crow.
"Verotchka's Tales" by Mamin Siberiak
The polished battle-axe was more used in Grand Canary, while stone and obsidian, roughly cut, were commoner in Teneriffe.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Eric Smith was prepared to offer his girlfriend a very special ring fit with a stone of her favorite color – canary yellow.
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