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Straw color

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Straw color the color of dry straw, being a delicate yellow.
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Usage

In literature:

When mature, it is of a uniform pale yellow or straw color.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
To the middle Sections is assigned a light straw color; and to the junior, pink.
"The Teacher" by Jacob Abbott
High above their heads waved the wiry, straw-colored spines.
"The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy" by Florence Partello Stuart
What very light, straw-colored hair!
"The Twin Cousins" by Sophie May
John peddled the product and became expert on "pure white" and "straw color.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
This man was larger even than Moncrossen, with protruding eyes of china blue, which stared weakly from beneath heavy, straw-colored eyebrows.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
His straw-colored hair was almost dark with sweat, and inclined to lie down.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
The straw-colored mustache now described two aggressive points.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
Can the little square-nozed Montmorency, or the straw-colored Marie de Villeroi?
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
Going among his own set his frequent companion was that straw-colored light of his social hours, Ophelia Stubblefield.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
An hour's boiling produces a straw-colored decoction, of a slightly sweetish taste.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Straw lily Straw-color Cold swamps; Me.
"Harper's Young People, May 18, 1880" by Various
The gills are adnate, very narrow, tinged with straw-color, often white, branched, much crowded, horizontal.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
She was attired in a riding habit of straw-colored satin, embroidered in front and at the hem with sapphires and emeralds.
"Old French Fairy Tales" by Comtesse de S├ęgur
A negligible scalp wound under his mop of straw-colored hair, slight as it was, did not add to his comfort.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
In straw mats of natural color, the following colors may be used: No.
"Philippine Mats" by Hugo H. Miller
The water is poured over it and off quickly for the tea in the cup is very weak and only straw-colored, not dark as we make it.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce
When cool, pull until straw colored, cut and wrap in waxed paper.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
There were a few wisps of straw to give color to Pee-wee's ingenious theory.
"Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Fruit above the medium size, roundish, scarcely flattened, fair, and well formed; when fully ripe, pale yellow or straw color.
"The Apple" by Various
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In poetry:

Both feet were bare;
And I do declare
That he never washed his face; and his hair
Was the color of straw--
You never saw
Such a crop--as long as the moral law!
"Jack And Jill" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

Flickering red tapers are set in straw-colored candleholders constructed from unfinished wood dowels, beads, candle cups, and wheel bases.
The light straw color of the pour, followed by a heavily carbonated head and lemon nose, make it evident that Full Sail 's Berliner Weiss is made for summertime.
Artist Angie Pedraza's family uses dyes from plants and insects to color the straw used in intricate, dimensional mosaicos de popote.
This ale from Nebraska Brewing pours a golden straw color with a lacing head.
Colorful straws, cut in half (optional).
Muted colors, prim ruffles, and straw accessories inspired by the weekend's dandy-riffic biking event.
Painful Palpable Area in Right Breast Accompanied by a Straw-Colored Nipple Discharge in 22-Year-Old Woman.
Kate Middleton Goes Native in Colorful Straw Skirt to Dance on the Island of Tuvalu .
The beer pours a golden straw color with brilliant clarity.
Made with a unique blend of four hops and malts, this lively straw-colored ale has a vigorous hop essence with a malt body that complements the flavor of this special seasonal brew.
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