I asked, watching buzzards, white-backed vultures, and tawny eagles corkscrew skyward on thermals.
Inspector Dunbar sat up very straight, his brows drawn down over the tawny eyes.
He glowered at his fate, and tugged his tawny moustache for some time in silence.
The tawny color above this spot is of a darker hue than that below and outside of it.
There could be no doubt of his identity, with the light on his strong face and tawny hair.
For a long moment the tawny creature stood motionless, hoping that the prey would wander toward him.
Her eyes were a tawny brown; her hair a flamboyant auburn mop.
For, like a streak of tawny light, Buff had whirled out of the dooryard and was fleeing up the road.
Indra is a mighty giant, tawny of hair and beard and tawny of aspect.
Underneath wisps of tawny hair, rather Mephistophelian, were clear-blue eyes, brilliant and sharp as a brigands.
"tan-colored," late 14c., from Anglo-French tauné "associated with the brownish-yellow of tanned leather," from Old French tané (12c.), past participle of taner "to tan hides," from Medieval Latin tannare (see tan).