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Definition of "tawny-brown" []

  • Of a light brown to brownish orange color; the color of tanned leather (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "tawny-brown" in a sentence
  • "It was green, green, green -- the blue-green of the springing year, and sere and yellow green and tawny-brown green of autumn."
  • "A young lad with tawny-brown hair, long-limbed and tall for his years, rallied them, urged them to hold fast."
  • "He had just time to notice that the arm round his neck was naked and of a tawny-brown colour, before his eyes were bandaged, his mouth was gagged, and he was thrown helpless on the floor by (as he judged) two men."
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