from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A yellowish-green color.


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  • She wore a coat of gosling-green with facings of primrose-yellow, and when she fell and barked the knee of one stocking I took her to old Martha, and old Martha mended her.

    If You Touch Them They Vanish Gouverneur Morris 1914

  • "And did he die?" said the nice little man in gosling-green.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII. (of X.) Various 1887

  • "And what did he die of?" continued gosling-green, following him up.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII. (of X.) Various 1887

  • Eyes gosling-green, both bleary, one of them bloodshot.

    The Flag of Distress A Story of the South Sea Mayne Reid 1850

  • When I made my first visit to these remote and lonely regions, the scattered woods through which we rode for many miles were gay in their first gosling-green suit of half-opened leaves, and the forest odours which exhaled with the dews of morning and evening, were beyond measure delicious to one “long in populous cities pent.”

    A New Home - Who'll Follow? 1839

  • He has discarded the gosling-green cords for cream-coloured leathers, and, to please Lucy, has actually substituted a pair of rose-tinted tops for the

    Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour Robert Smith Surtees 1833


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