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Navy blue   /nˈeɪvi blu/   Listen
Navy blue

noun
1.
A dark shade of blue.  Synonyms: dark blue, navy.






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"Navy blue" Quotes from Famous Books



... of her paint and powder, her lithe body clad in a prim, navy blue frock, the skirt of which came below the tops of her high-laced boots, approached hastily from the women's section. She was tying the strings of her quaint poke-bonnet under her chin, and her eyes ...
— The Rose in the Ring • George Barr McCutcheon

... the light scamper of feet, and Maud raised herself swiftly and leaned forth in time to see an athletic little figure in navy blue wearing a jaunty Panama hat, skim like a bird over a sweeping Dorothy Perkins just coming into bloom and alight on one leg with the perfect poise of a winged Mercury on ...
— Charles Rex • Ethel M. Dell

... the door opened, after a discreet knock upon its oaken panels, and an old, bent, and almost decrepit clerk ushered in the portly figure of Mr. Maverick Narkom, Superintendent of Scotland Yard, followed by a heavily-built, dull-looking person in navy blue. ...
— Masterpieces of Mystery In Four Volumes - Detective Stories • Various

... is made and madame stepped among her friends, her short navy blue satin skirt being just the thing to get about in easily; 'twas a handsome robe too with its heavy fringe and jets with bonnet to match, black silk jersey, heavy gold jewellery and jaunty satchel with monagram in gold slung over her round shoulder. She looked well and carried her head high and ...
— A Heart-Song of To-day • Annie Gregg Savigny

... grand things?" said the father, gently fingering but half afraid to look at her, because of what had been in his own mind; "the sweetest Navy blue, and the brightest Army red, and little bits of silver lace so quiet in between them! I am sure I don't know what to call a quarter of it; but the finest ship ever seen under full sail, with the sun coming through her from her ...
— Springhaven - A Tale of the Great War • R. D. Blackmore



Words linked to "Navy blue" :   dark blue, blue, navy, blueness



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