Definition of Bistred

1. Adjective. Colored with or as if with bister.

Exact synonyms: Bistered
Partainyms: Bister, Bister



Definition of Bistred

1. bistre [adj] - See also: bistre

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bistred

bisteroid
bisters
bistetrazole
bistetrazoles
bistipuled
bistochastic
bistort
bistorts
bistouries
bistoury
bistramide
bistratal
bistratified
bistratose
bistre
bistred (current term)
bistres
bistriazole
bistriazoles
bistriflate
bistro
bistroic
bistronomy
bistros
bisubmodular
bisulcate
bisulcous
bisulfate
bisulfates
bisulfide

Literary usage of Bistred

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1. The Grammar of Painting and Engraving by Charles Blanc (1874)
"I say of several tones and not of several tints, for it is an engraving of a single color, a monochrome; but this tint bistred, greenish, or bluish not ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"And gav-frocked girls, with bistred eyes, And hands—" in sixes "—soft as flowers, Deem yon an earthly Paradise Upon whose stones the moonlight showers. ..."

3. Rossetti by Arthur Christopher Benson (1904)
"The full, blue-grey, wide-open eyes, in cavernous bistred sockets, the large, distended nostril, the loose under-lip wore a look that indicated fire, ..."

4. Critical Kit-kats by Edmund Gosse (1903)
"The heavy lids of her weary-looking, bistred, Italian eyes would lift and display her ardour as she talked of the mysteries of poetry and religion. ..."

5. The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1890)
"Next on my left a breathing form Wedged up against me, close and warm ; The beak that crowned the bistred face Betrayed the mould of ..."

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