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Definition of "tow-colored" [tow-colored]

  • Of a pale yellow colour, like that of flax. (adjective)

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Use "tow-colored" in a sentence
  • "We saw his tow-colored hair and patched shirt zigzag among the sunken graves of paupers, then disappear in the thicket of statuary higher up."
  • "Running his hands through his tow-colored hair, as yet uncombed, he surveyed the lock, the Quai de Jemmapes to his left, and the Quai de Valmy to his right."
  • "There were mirrors, too, and in the window little forms on which to set up the trimmed hats and one big, pink-cheeked, dolly-looking wax bust, with a great mass of tow-colored hair piled high in the very latest mode, on which was to be set the very finest hat to be evolved in that particular East Side shop."