Definition of Peacock-blue
1. Adjective. Of bright greenish blue.
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Literary usage of Peacock-blue
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In this process, halftone blocks are made from the three negatives, and printed in the type press, with the peacock- blue, crimson-pink and yellow inks. ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"Oh, bright are the blooms in her maiden bower. (Sing Hey ! Sing Ho ! for the tweet Sage Green '} Her face is as wan as the water white. ( The Peacock blue ..."
3. Our Deportment, Or, The Manners, Conduct and Dress of the Most Refined by John H. Young (1879)
"Peacock blue and light gold. Pearl, light blue and peacock bine. Peacock blue and old ... Peacock blue and cardinal. Peacock blue, pearl, gold and cardinal. ..."
4. Our Deportment: Or, the Manners, Conduct, and Dress of the Most Refined by John H. Young (1881)
"Pearl, light blue and peacock blue. Orange, blue and crimson. Peacock blue and light gold. Peacock blue and old gold. Peacock blue and cardinal. ..."
5. Medical Review (1902)
"Between the toes was a peacock-blue discolouration which did not disappear on washing or rubbing. On being accused of having produced the discolouration she ..."
6. The Works of James McNeill Whistler by Elisabeth Luther Cary (1907)
"The cap is of flesh colour with a band of peacock blue and has crimson and ... The pattern of the outer robe is in the peacock blue and flesh-colour of the ..."