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sage green

grayish to yellowish green.
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sage-green, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He had attended his last surgery case and the door of the "shop," with its sage-green windows, had been locked for the night.

    The Green Rust Edgar Wallace
  • Cattle were feeding among the smooth, straw-colored or sage-green hills.

    Wayside Courtships Hamlin Garland
  • The roar of a waterfall came to her ears, and afar on the sage-green carpet of the lower mesa a horseman was galloping swiftly.

    Cavanagh: Forest Ranger Hamlin Garland
  • Purple and sage-green ornaments on indigo ground; outlines in gold.

    Color Value C. R. Clifford
  • Spacious mirrors in gilt frames formed panels in the lower part of the walls, the remainder being toned in sage-green.

    The Hand of Ethelberta Thomas Hardy
  • And in place of her white satin a simple Callot gown of sage-green cloth was fastened about her girlhood the last time.

    What Will People Say? Rupert Hughes
  • She came in wearing a sage-green duster of pongee silk, pretty nice, only the buttons are as big as those largest mint-drops.

  • It is plain the severe young woman in the sage-green gown has not even noticed the dangerous remark.

    Mrs. Geoffrey Duchess
  • All she saw was a few twigs and a sage-green nest of old grass laid in a coil.

  • Its base starts in with patches of yellow and sage-green verdure, then turns to streams of broken rocks.

    On an Irish Jaunting-car Samuel G. Bayne

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