Synonyms for azure

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His robes were of azure silk, and floated in graceful folds as he passed along.

Even the azure, the everlasting azure, began to pall upon him.

These vapours, moreover, alone clouded the purity of the azure above.

A shadow, azure as the light that tints the sapphire, accompanies her.

The azure billows of the sea splashed round the planks of the vessel.

Moreover too, Fish-semblances, of green and azure hue, Ready to snort their streams.

No azure field, no streak of green, No shadow, and no breath!

The calm, azure pool was alluring with its promise of coolness and rest.

It gives the coat of arms as, Chequy or and azure, a chevron ermine.

Painting no Pictures more for us, but only the everlasting Azure itself?

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French azur, asur, a color name, from a false separation of Arabic (al)-lazaward "lapis lazuli," as though the -l- were the French article l'. The Arabic name is from Persian lajward, from Lajward, a place in Turkestan, mentioned by Marco Polo, where the stone was collected.

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