Definition of Paler
1. Adjective. (comparative of pale) ¹
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Definition of Paler
1. pale [adj] - See also: pale
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Literary usage of Paler
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"Fuscous brown ; beneath paler; forehead and throat white ; crest and throat ... Above ash ; beneath paler: throat and space before the eye white ; quills ..."
2. The Seasons by James Thomson (1827)
"... sleep from his pillow Hies, All night he tosses, nor the balmy power In any posture finds; till the gray Morn Lifts her pale lustre on the paler wretch, ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1879)
"Tin., vii., the latter are much paler or lighter in color than our species. NOTES UPON THE PREPARATORY STAGES OF CERTAIN SPECIES OF BUTTERFLIES. NO. 1. ..."
4. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the by Francis Walker, John Edward Gray (1865)
"Hind wings paler. Length of the body 10 lines; of the wings 18 lines. South Africa. In Mr. D'Urban's collection. ..."
5. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1907)
"... but color of under parts slightly paler, with chest more distinctly ... the rump and upper tail-coverts slightly paler and more olivaceous; ..."
6. The British Noctuae and Their Varieties by James William Tutt (1892)
"... "aw. well-distributed form, and only differs from the type in being paler. There is, as in all the varieties of tritici, a great deal of minor variation ..."