Definition of Olive-drab
1. Adjective. Of a light brownish green color.
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Literary usage of Olive-drab
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Scientific American Reference Book by Albert Allis Hopkins, Alexander Russell Bond (1905)
"Private of Cavalry in olive-drab uniform. 4. First Sergeant of Artillery in olive-drab ... Private of Infantry in olive-drab uniform and clothing roll. fi. ..."
2. The Dyer and Colour Maker's Companion: Containing Upwards of Two Hundred (1850)
"OLIVE DRAB STANDARD. 3 Measures of 4Bb.-Lavender. 2 Do. 16-Blue. 1 Do. ... OLIVE DRAB COLOUR. 1 Measure Standard. 4 Do. Gum Senegal Water. No. 152. ..."
3. Company Administration by William Henry Waldron (1917)
"COATS—olive-drab WOOL AND olive-drab COTTON. Length of Collar at Size Breast Waist Length sleeve bottom Inches Inches Inches Inches Inches 1 regular 33 29 ..."