peach-blow

peachblow

[peech-bloh]
noun
a delicate purplish pink.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; peach1 + blow3

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peach-blow
 
n
1.  a.  a delicate purplish-pink colour
 b.  (as adjective): a peach-blow vase
2.  a glaze of this colour on Oriental porcelain
 
[C19: from peach1 + blow³]

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