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rust-colored

[ruhst-kuhl-erd] /ˈrʌstˌkʌl ərd/
adjective
1.
of the color rust.
Origin of rust-colored
1685-1695
1685-95
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  • "Alfredo was my cousin," said a tall bravo in a rust-colored cape.

  • rust-colored lichens and lichens hoary like blanched old men, spread their great seals on stone and soil.

    The Story of Tonty Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • The gills are almost free, ventricose, very broad, rust-colored.

  • Her needle pricked her finger and a rust-colored stain spread in the bit of lace which she was mending.

    Narcissus Evelyn Scott
  • "Enough, enough," said one of the other bravos, and the man in the rust-colored cape shrugged.

  • On the concrete pavements, washed white as bones by the storm of the night before, were rust-colored puddles.

    The Narrow House Evelyn Scott
  • With an easy smile, a freckled face and a mass of wavy, rust-colored hair, she caught your interest at a glance.

    The Shadow Passes Roy J. Snell

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