Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


There is the race or family of the russets and of the Fameuse.

Browns, russets, and dark tans are shades of different hues.

And then shall I run down the cellar and get some russets, Matthew?

Like other russets disposed to wilt if too much exposed to the air.

I have discarded the Russets (the fruit is inferior), and Bellflower (the trees are not hardy).

And this holds good equally for pippins, codlins, and russets.

They look good, too—tawny as russets but with a dusky red cheek.

See how the green is creeping, like an inundation through the russets of last year's grasses.

Among the russets there has been much confusion, which it is very difficult to clear up.

The colours used are drabs and greens, russets and blues, all art colours, and extraordinarily effective.