Definition of Mouse-colored
1. Adjective. Of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse. "Mouse-colored hair"
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Literary usage of Mouse-colored
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Last of the Great Scouts: The Life Story of Col. William F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill" by Helen Cody Wetmore (1899)
"Custer said no more for a while, but the pace he set was eloquent, and the mouse-colored mule had to run under " forced draught " to keep up with the ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... and their mouse-colored upper wing-coverts, to say nothing of their very conspicuous wnite face and the broad black bars which cross the belly, ..."
3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"mouse-colored MULE. A mouse-colored mule is one whose color Is that of a mouse. Sparks т. Brown, 46 Ho. App. 529, 536. MOUTH. The mouth of a creek, river, ..."
4. Salmon and Trout by Dean Sage, Charles Haskins Townsend, Hugh McCormick Smith, William Charles Harris (1904)
"Body, mouse-colored mohair, picked out at shoulder to represent legs; wings, ... Tail, a few fibres of pale blue feather; body, mouse-colored mohair; legs, ..."