By Ian Paterson
With extra tha 4,000 enteries, this dictionary is the 1st of its variety: a treasury of colour phrases and words, a entire source for exploring each point of colour.
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Extra info for A Dictionary of Colour: A Lexicon of the Language of Colour
A au gratin Brown – as regards the surface of food. Describing, in particular, a dish which has been cooked with cheese until it has become brown. Also applied to food cooked with breadcrumbs or in a white sauce cooked until brown. From the French, gratiner, to brown. a au rouge Describing a dish cooked or served in a red sauce. c aubergine The purplish-blue of the vegetable, aubergine. c aubergine purple A shade of purple. c auburn A brownish-red or sometimes golden-brown colour especially as regards hair.
N black-leg Someone who is prepared to work for an employer in defiance of other employees who are on strike. n black-letter An old heavy typeface with ornate angular letters also known as Gothic or Old English. A ‘black letter day ‘ is an unlucky day such as Friday the 13th of any month. This idea was later extended by designating religious feast-days in the Church calendar in red thus giving rise to the red-letter day. ‘Black-letter law’ refers to long established legal rules and Z Y X W V U T S R Q P O N M L K J I H G F adjective a adverb adv a colour c noun n prefix pr suffix su verb vb E D C B 49 by extension to laws as they are strictly (or literally) construed.
N Aura-Soma A form of colour therapy involving the application to the skin of a mixture of coloured oils and herbs chosen by the patient from a selection of bottles. See colour therapy. a aureate Gold in colour, gilded; golden-yellow. a aurelian Golden in colour. n aureole, aureola In astronomy and in relation to early paintings, a halo of light. n aureolin A yellow pigment. See cobalt yellow. n auricome Golden hair; hence ‘auricomous’ – having or regarding golden hair. See also aurocephalous. a auriferous, aurous Containing gold.
A Dictionary of Colour: A Lexicon of the Language of Colour by Ian Paterson