The five shades, which range from "fair blush" to "rich chestnut," are designed to provide an elongating effect to the leg.
Lacey Noonan's A Gronking to Remember makes 50 shades of Grey look like Madame Bovary in terms of its literary sophistication.
Dressed in shades of green from lime to olive, she had a tangle of glittery chains around her neck.
As Hafsat brings development goals to fruition in her state, there are shades of a presidential candidate.
That one is more likely to be subject to the shades of memory.
His plumage is of a pale yellow, marked with brown and nest-coloured zig-zag patches and shades.
Of course the wolver could see nothing of the Coyote, for the shades were falling.
The same position on deck the boys found none the less attractive when the shades of night had fallen.
A dream of a dress that would be, with all the shades of Madame Abel cunningly blended.
The longer Huldbrand sought Undine beneath the shades of night, and failed to find her, the more anxious and confused he became.
Middle English schade, Kentish ssed, from late Old English scead "partial darkness; shelter, protection," also partly from sceadu "shade, shadow, darkness; shady place, arbor, protection from glare or heat," both from Proto-Germanic *skadwaz (cf. Old Saxon skado, Middle Dutch scade, Dutch schaduw, Old High German scato, German Schatten, Gothic skadus), from PIE *skot-wo-, from root *skot- "dark, shade" (cf. Greek skotos "darkness, gloom," Albanian kot "darkness," Old Irish scath, Old Welsh scod, Breton squeut "darkness," Gaelic sgath "shade, shadow, shelter").
Figurative use in reference to comparative obscurity is from 1640s. Meaning "a ghost" is from 1610s; dramatic (or mock-dramatic) expression "shades of _____" to invoke or acknowledge a memory is from 1818, from the "ghost" sense. Meaning "lamp cover" is from 1780. Sense of "window blind" first recorded 1845. Meaning "cover to protect the eyes" is from 1801. Meaning "grade of color" first recorded 1680s; that of "degree or gradiation of darkness in a color" is from 1680s (cf. nuance, from French nue "cloud"). Meaning "small amount or degree" is from 1782.
c.1400, "to screen from light or heat," from shade (n.). From 1520s as "to cast a shadow over;" figurative use in this sense from 1580s. Sense in painting and drawing is from 1797. In reference to colors, 1819. Related: Shaded; shading.
Sunglasses (1950s+ Bop musicians)
To defeat by a narrow margin: Michigan shaded Iowa. The final score was 98 to 96 (1865+)