One peculiarity of the third period is the frequent use of green patterns on “murrey”-coloured grounds.
A blue coat, murrey waistcoat, and breeches of drab set off a figure that could scarcely be surpassed.
The fine cherry designated by this last word is, when ripe, of the exact colour intended by murrey.
What would her mother say if she lost the murrey skirt, which had cost six shillings at Bridlington fair?
The exact tint of murrey is between gules and purpure; and tenn is an orange-tawny colour.
The citizens were all in their best; their garments were for the most part of sober colors—russet, murrey, brown, and gray.
murrey, mur′i, adj. dark red or reddish brown, of mulberry colour.
The citizens were all in their best; their garments were for the most part of somber colours—russet, murrey, brown, and gray.