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Tawniness   Listen
noun
Tawniness  n.  The quality or state of being tawny.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Tawniness" Quotes from Famous Books



... spent most of her time in London and other absurd places, formed no part of the household, though she visited it occasionally. The household consisted of old Caiaphas, bedridden, and his two daughters and Goldie. Goldie was the tomcat, so termed by reason of his splendid tawniness. Goldie had more to do with the Ebag marriage than anyone or anything, except the weathercock on the top of the house. This may sound queer, but is as naught to the queerness about ...
— The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories • Arnold Bennett

... The tawniness is indistinct, it haunts the sunshine, and is not to be fixed, any more than you can say where it begins and ends in the complexion of a brunette. Almost too large for their cups, the acorns have a shade of the same hue now before they become brown. ...
— Nature Near London • Richard Jefferies



Words linked to "Tawniness" :   tawny, skin colour



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