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old rose

noun
1.
rose color with a purplish or grayish cast.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
old-rose, adjective
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  • It is a building of distinction with a pleasing color combination of old rose and dull gold to greet the eye.
  • He noted that fundraising is complete, and the old rose garden was demolished last fall.
British Dictionary definitions for old rose

old rose

noun
1.
  1. a greyish-pink colour
  2. (as adjective): old-rose gloves
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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