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Old rose   /oʊld roʊz/   Listen
Old rose

noun
1.
A greyish-pink color.






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"Old rose" Quotes from Famous Books



... of Hoffman record, please, with a soft needle. Thanks. Now if you'll turn out all but one bulb in the old rose-shaded electrolier and pass the chocolate marshmallows maybe I'll try to sketch out for you this Lucy Lee-Peyton Pratt version of ...
— Torchy and Vee • Sewell Ford

... Siner the next morning, and when he discovered where he was, in the big canopy bed in the great room, he listened curiously and heard a continuous chattering and quarreling. After a minute or two he recognized the voice of old Rose Hobbett. Rose was cooking the Captain's breakfast, and she performed this function in a kind of solitary rage. She banged the vessels, slammed the stove-eyes on and off, flung the stove-wood about, and ...
— Birthright - A Novel • T.S. Stribling

... seated with pews of curly birch, upholstered in old rose plush. The floor is in white Italian mosaic, with frieze of the old rose, and the wainscoting repeats the same tints. The base and cap are of pink Tennessee marble. On the walls are bracketed oxidized silver lamps of Roman design, and there are frequent ...
— Pulpit and Press • Mary Baker Eddy

... "You are an old rose-tree now," said the snail. "You must make haste and die. You have given the world all that you had in you; whether it was of much importance is a question that I have not had time to think about. But this much ...
— Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen • Hans Christian Andersen

... see us in company again, I reckon," said Cai to 'Bias as they went up through the old rose-garden, where the June-flowering H.P.'s ran riot in masses of colour from palest pink to ...
— Hocken and Hunken • A. T. Quiller-Couch

... her, hold her and fold her close, Tell her the old true tale: You ought to know each turn of the phrase,— You learned them all in the poor old days Before the birth of the new red rose, Before the old rose grew pale. ...
— The Rainbow and the Rose • E. Nesbit

... the saints upon their silvery glass, set between the long slender shafts of columns that spring straight from the ground, and leap upwards like a fountain clear and undivided to the keystone of the roof. Though I was unwillingly bound to confess that even the old Rose windows disappointed me, the bunch of glaring cauliflowers which is the new western Rose is worse than anything in any building of this size and general beauty. But the other windows are an abiding joy, made of that exquisite moonlit glass, in which ...
— The Story of Rouen • Sir Theodore Andrea Cook

... Sabbatical rose which one steeped in old oil?" "One may pick out the rose." "But an old rose in new oil?" "One is bound to clear it off from being private property." "New locust fruit which one steeped in old wine, and old (fruit) in new (wine)?" "Men are bound to clear them off from being ...
— Hebrew Literature

... place before sewing. Place each succeeding row one-eighth of an inch above the preceding one. Watch the face of the blossom carefully and see that it looks as natural as possible. The back of the blossom will be covered when finished, either with a few old rose leaves and a rose cup, or points of green ribbon sewed to resemble leaves. A rubber stem may be bought to slip over the wire on which the rose is sewed, or the wire may be wound with green floss, baby ...
— Make Your Own Hats • Gene Allen Martin



Words linked to "Old rose" :   rose, rosiness



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