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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CERISE

Send to Cerise and tell her that I say she is to build you one immediately.

Cerise, a French name for a colour, is really the same as our cherry.

From thence I repaired to Toulon, and found my dear Cerise as beautiful and as fond as ever.

“I tell you again, Huckaback; I wish to have no more of Cerise,” cried the pacha.

Cerise looked at me for one moment, screamed, and fell lifeless on the floor.

And above all other possible colors she was wearing a cerise robe!

But Cerise knew, when Gaston let her to the ground again, that she had not conquered.

Take off two stitches without knitting; knit six with the cerise.

The prettiest colours are cerise and brown;—commencing with the brown.

Madame Cerise hurriedly examined the wardrobe in the closets.

WORD ORIGIN

shade of red, 1858, from French cerise, from rouge-cerise "cherry-red," from cerise "cherry" (see cherry).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CERISE

cherry

adjectivebright red color
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