Before long, almost the entire population of Khimki (207,000 people strong) knew of Chirikova and her green movement.
green Salad—Pile green salad high on your plate—just avoid the fatty dressings.
Consider one bold, green dress with a voluminous skirt that shimmered with what looked like the green scales of an alligator.
In 2009, however, the author Lucy Siegle threw down the gauntlet, presenting Firth with the “green Carpet Challenge.”
After his performance, she claims she was escorted to the green room and stayed after the rest of the people there left.
Lady George did not at all want to go to the house in green Street.
She had changed the bedraggled frock for the green one she had worn the night before.
He reached the green door, and with no surprise found it wide open.
The waterless world of stone is not only a garden, but a green forest!
Very few, but those who have cows or goats up on the green alps.
Old English grene "green, young, immature, raw," earlier groeni, from West Germanic *gronja- (cf. Old Saxon grani, Old Frisian grene, Old Norse grænn, Danish grøn, Dutch groen, Old High German gruoni, German grün), from PIE root *ghre- "grow" (see grass), through sense of "color of living plants."
Meaning "a field, grassy place" was in Old English. Sense of "of tender age, youthful" is from early 15c.; hence "gullible" (c.1600). The color of jealousy at least since Shakespeare (1596); "Greensleeves," ballad of an inconstant lady-love, is from 1570s. Green light in figurative sense of "permission" is from 1937. Green and red as signals on railways first attested 1883, as nighttime substitutes for semaphore flags. Green beret originally "British commando" is from 1949. Green room "room for actors when not on stage" is from 1701; presumably a well-known one was painted green.
Old English grenian (see green (n.,adj.)). Related: Greened; greening.