from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dark blue colour.
- adj. Of a dark blue colour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Cardinal Mazarin, prime minister of France, 1643-1661.
- n. Mazarine blue.
- n. A forcemeat entrée.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as mazarine-blue.
- n. A blue gown worn by common-councilmen.
- To decorate with lace in a special manner; edge, as with campane lace.
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Descending a trap, we reached the so-called mazarine-floor, a corruption of the Italian _mezzanine_, from which the musicians have access to the orchestra.
This last was a good-sized square of bright yellow silk, with polka-dots of mazarine blue.
She wore now, when it stormed, thick woollen stockings and sabots; and another skirt of the Mère Bourron's fastened around a chemise of coarse homespun linen, its colour faded to a delicious pale mazarine blue, showing the strength and fullness of her body.
"Can you tell me, my little miss," said he, "why an elephant with a glass globe of gold-fish tied to his tail is like a monkey with one pink eye and one of a mazarine blue?"
The saints and friars are generally attired in mazarine blue.
She wears a foul mob, that does not cover her greasy black locks, that hang loose, never combed or curled, mazarine blue wrapper, that gapes open and discovers a canvas petticoat.
You've hidden all her hair under that mazarine, and too many patches become not a brown skin.
They looked and saw two velvet Marquees, one striped in broad bands of apple-green and mazarine blue, the other in pale rose and cream, which a party of attendants had just finished putting up.
She had grown tall, and the mazarine blue merino dress fitted the slender form with scrupulous exactness.
She wears a foul mob that does not cover her greasy black locks, that hang loose, never combed or curled; an old mazarine blue wrapper, that gapes open and discovers a canvas petticoat.