Definitions

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  • n. Alternative capitalization of Burgundy (wine).
  • n. A deep red colour, like that of Burgundy wine.
  • adj. Of a deep red color like that of Burgundy wine.

Etymologies

1881, from attributive use of Burgundy ("wine from Burgundy") from Burgundy wine from Burgundy ("region of France") + wine. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • EB: So the 64K Question: How will it feel seeing McNabb in burgundy and gold at The Linc on Sunday?

    An interview with an Eagles fan

  • Just seeing Mr. Jurgensen in burgundy and gold was traumatic.

    Sonny Jurgensen all over again

  • Granted, these changes do take time, but we've given years of our time, and still can't answer why any 53 players and however many coaches that show up in burgundy and gold every Sunday can't put together a consistent team effort.

    Skins relapse early in 2010

  • The Bible is bound in burgundy velvet with a gold-washed white metal rim around the three outside edges of both covers, according to the official description.

    Obama to Take Oath on Same Bible as Lincoln - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I love those ttrees, the silver (?) on burgundy is my favourite!

    Lovely children

  • The object of my desire was a tatty Dormobile in burgundy and cream paintwork, driven by an old couple who had probably owned it from new.

    Sliding Doors

  • I like the fact that in my world, burgundy is just red.

    Dual Citizenship

  • It has a concealed door, falsely mysterious, imitation of a hotel hallway, phantom of the "lush" Duk Duk Ranch where Quilty takes Lolita and has her perform "filthy, fancy" deeds; through the door is a seedy lounge, upholstered in burgundy velvet, where a wheezing electric system is triggered whenever a client enters, and a theater curtain is raised, revealing a mirrored wall.

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)

  • Wearing a plain burgundy suit with black shoes and carrying a worn black leather document case, the visitor smiled at both the policewoman and

    Excerpt: Pardonable Lies by Jacqueline Winspear

  • Notorious - radioactive "burgundy" - is accidentally discovered in Claude Rains's wine cellar by a clumsy

    The Guardian World News

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