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adjective as in bronze

noun as in auburn

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There shall also be a standard width of dyed cloth, russet and haberject, namely two ells within the selvedges.

Cemeteries have also been bulldozed, leaving bone fragments protruding from the russet earth.

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After testing both russets and Yukon Golds, I can confidently say russets are the way to go.

He was wearing a fleece gilet zipped over his russet sweater.

Winds and rain could easily turn the desert back into a blank russet canvas.

A maple spread friendly arms at one corner, a lordly tree that would blaze crimson and russet-brown when October came again.

The St. Bernard laid his silver and russet head on her skirt.

Tertiary Colours are three only, citrine, russet, and olive.

Inside was an elderly lady, and in her arms was a russet Pekingese.

The third circle shows how slate, citrine and russet are made.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to russet, such as: burnished, chestnut, copper, rust, tan, and brownish.

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