Usage examples for coloured

  1. Elizabeth laughed and coloured a little, with no displeased expression. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  2. And I defy any man to say that a word of this is either false, or in any way coloured by family. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  3. Some thought or memory coloured with regret had flashed across his mind; but what it was I could not tell. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. May not some of these private impressions of yours have been coloured by your long illness! – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. She's been married to a couple of coloured men, anyhow; and she was married twice to one of 'em, and the other one died in between. – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
  6. I did so bravely, though I coloured under her eyes. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. Why these are the hands, Daisy,- the coloured people. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  8. I observed a flesh- coloured mass floating a short distance off. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. They dressed her in white and put a cross in her hand, and about her face on the pillow they set the sea- pinks from her little garden, and some of the coloured seaweeds she had loved to gather. – An Isle in the Water by Katharine Tynan
  10. She coloured furiously under the suggestion. – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  11. No coloured man or woman was visible or safe in the streets, or even in his own dwelling. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  12. Larry asked, without interest, while he arranged the many- coloured silken drapery in effective folds over the picture. – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  13. Get 'em good, and get 'em coloured. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  14. The Paracells are coloured blue. – Coral-Reefs by Darwin, Charles
  15. The eager face was without a suspicion of embarrassment, but it coloured over with a quick flush of surprise as she listened to his reply. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  16. Sad- coloured curtains half- closed the upper berth. – The Upper Berth by Francis Marion Crawford
  17. These coloured eggs which please you so much at Easter link you with strange old peoples and their strange old customs. – Holidays & Happy-Days by Hamish Hendry
  18. Tatham laughed and coloured. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. He coloured a little, and laughed. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. It took him some moments to determine what these motionless, bright- coloured objects might be. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White