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Lead-colored   /lɛd-kˈələrd/   Listen

Having the color of lead.  Synonym: lead-coloured.

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"Lead-colored" Quotes from Famous Books

... August 5th.—Down to the sea at seven o'clock; the tide was far out, the lead-colored strand, without its bright foam-fringes, looked bleak and dreary; it was not expected to be batheable till eleven, and as I had not breakfasted, I could not wait till then. Lingered on the shore, as Tom Tug says, ...
— Records of a Girlhood • Frances Anne Kemble

... gargoyles for cathedrals, fell in love with one of them, the most horrible, one fine morning. He besought Love to give it life, and this produced Matelote. Look at her, citizens! She has chromate-of-lead-colored hair, like Titian's mistress, and she is a good girl. I guarantee that she will fight well. Every good girl contains a hero. As for Mother Hucheloup, she's an old warrior. Look at her moustaches! She ...
— Les Miserables - Complete in Five Volumes • Victor Hugo

Words linked to "Lead-colored" :   colored, coloured, colorful

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