hue

[ hyoo or, often, yoo ]SEE DEFINITION OF hue

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For, if he could get shelter for three days, the hue and cry would subside.

Not that mine is altogether a chameleon spirit, with no hue of its own.

The entire place, indeed, was corroded, tinged with the hue of old gold.

The lamplight imparted the hue of yellow wax to their pale faces.

His face was smooth, full and florid, the hue rather suggestive.

It was strangely neutral, the hue of the moment when they discovered she had gone.

Scandal has its hue and cry, and every man that walks the earth is its agent.

There were ginghams, and taffetas, and cottons of every hue and pattern.

She's out to save her soul alive, and I don't join the hue and cry that's after her.

The hue of the rose, dear Adele, can only inspire me with delicious fancies.

WORD ORIGIN

"color," Old English hiw "color, form, appearance, beauty," earlier heow, hiow, from Proto-Germanic *hiwam (cf. Old Norse hy "bird's down," Swedish hy "skin, complexion," Gothic hiwi "form, appearance"), from PIE *kei-, a color adjective of broad application (cf. Sanskrit chawi "hide, skin, complexion, color, beauty, splendor," Lithuanian šyvas "white"). A common word in Old English, squeezed into obscurity after c.1600 by color, but revived 1850s in chemistry and chromatography.

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