sky-blue


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Synonyms for sky-blue

a light shade of blue

of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky

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At one bound, my uncle caught it in his hand, drew it, flourished it gallantly above his head, called aloud to the lady to keep out of the way, hurled the chair at the man in sky-blue, and the scabbard at the man in plum-colour, and taking advantage of the confusion, fell upon them both, pell-mell.
At this very moment, the gentleman in sky-blue turning round, and seeing the young lady with her face uncovered, vented an exclamation of rage and jealousy, and, turning his weapon against her beautiful bosom, pointed a thrust at her heart, which caused my uncle to utter a cry of apprehension that made the building ring.
The portrait en pied of an officer in a sky-blue uniform hung on the end wall.
Carfry's--London's a desert at this season, and you've made yourself much too beautiful," Archer said to May, who sat at his side in the hansom so spotlessly splendid in her sky-blue cloak edged with swansdown that it seemed wicked to expose her to the London grime.
If I was ever to be a lady, I'd give him a sky-blue coat with diamond buttons, nankeen trousers, a red velvet waistcoat, a cocked hat, a large gold watch, a silver pipe, and a box of money.
At the Casino the pillars were crimson and cream, the tables sky-blue and pink.
It was just after this adventure that we encountered a continent of immense extent and prodigious solidity, but which, nevertheless, was supported entirely upon the back of a sky-blue cow that had no fewer than four hundred horns.
Both forms are predominantly white and opaque, as are the walls and floor of the gallery, but, with house paint and flashe (a vinyl acrylic that can be thinned with water), they have been marked with blood-red blocks, sky-blue patches, and a thin orange line that braches from one edge of the lower frame up to the top of the upper section.