from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a color like liver; dark reddish brown.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the color of liver; hepatic; of the color called liver-color; said especially of ceramic ware, as a certain variety of old Chinese porcelain and its imitations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a reddish-brown color


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  • Jace cried out and Brydon nearly dropped the bow in surprise as the liver-colored horse slid to a stop some distance away.

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  • Sharon turned and bent to pick it up as Ridge slowed the liver-colored chestnut gelding into a long-striding walk.

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  • Its scrambling hooves kicked back sprays of water, showering the liver-colored chestnut and its rider.

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  • But most were gathered in a noisy, roiling pack just in front of the room, some leaping so high it was possible to hear their yellow canines tearing at the air, and to look down their liver-colored throats.

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  • She was content to loll on the braided rug with the dogs, two liver-colored pointers who would lick the dried formula off her face.

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  • The liver-colored stuff that came with the house when they bought it is gone.

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  • A liveried pug-ugly held the car door for them, ushering them toward the entrance where a toady in a liver-colored waistcoat made notations on a clipboard.

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  • While the sun lowered through the curtains, she sketched the sleeping Mrs. Harmon in unsparing detail: the liver-colored spots on her neck; her hands, with their knotty whorls for knuckles.

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  • Three people sat in our compartment: two women and a man in an ill-fitting, liver-colored suit who leaped up as we came in.

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  • As for the interior, there were spongy displays of liver-colored carpet intermittently abolishing the glare of varnished, resounding floors; an immense modernistic living-room couch covered in nubby fabric interwoven with glittery strands of silver metal; a breakfast alcove featuring a banquette upholstered in blue-and-white plastic.

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