Celadon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Celadon A pale sea-green color; also, porcelain or fine pottery of this tint.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n celadon A pale and rather grayish green color occurring especially in porcelain and enameled earthenware. The shades are numerous. In Oriental wares the celadon glaze is often crackled; and the Japanese and Chinese porcelain decorated in this way, without other ornamentation, is particularly esteemed. It is also one of the favorite colors of the porcelain of Sèvres. Compare seagreen.
    • celadon Having the color celadon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Celadon sel′a-don a pale-green colour.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

CELADON, poetical name for a languid swain, all sighs and longings.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
He assumes the names of Celadon and Sylvander, and gives Diana those of Astrea and Diana.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Isaac D'Israeli
Celadon was a native of either this place, or of the city of Myndes, in Syria.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
The "Celadon and Amelia" is dingy, and poor in all respects.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843" by Various
Annie, whom Isabella also rewarded most handsomely, took back the letter and delivered it to the ancient Celadon.
"Pretty Michal" by Mór Jókai
The larger was celadon green; the smaller, off-white, was glowing, gleaming.
"Sugar Plum" by Reginald Bretnor
Had we been the Celadon and Chloe of a country village, he could not have regarded us as more equal, so far as the world went.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 64 No. 396 October 1848" by Various
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In news:

That's why we invited Bess Wyrick and Ivie Joy to share the fruits of their experience as partners in Celadon & Celery, which specializes in event planning and flower arrangements.
Indianapolis-based Celadon Trucking Services agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment of Robinson Transport Inc, based in Columbus, Ohio.
Truckload carrier Celadon Trucking Services acquired some of the assets of Robinson Transport, a 200-truck motor carrier based in Columbus, Ohio.
Celadon Trucking Services has agreed to buy a portion of the operating equipment of Robinson Transport, based in Columbus, Ohio.
Celadon Trucking Services, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celadon Group, has agreed to purchase a portion of the operating equipment of USA Dry Van Logistics LLC, based in McAllen, Texas.
Celadon Trucking is purchasing a portion of the assets of USA Dry Van of McAllen, Texas, reinforcing its driver pool and increasing its U.S.-Mexico business.
Higher truckload rates, lower equipment costs and "better freight" boosted Celadon Group's profit 63.6 percent in the last quarter as revenue climbed 4 percent.
Celadon Group Inc on Monday reported a 63.6-percent increase in earnings in its latest fiscal quarter on higher revenue.
Celadon Group Inc announced Monday that it has named Eric Meek as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer at the Indianapolis-based trucking company, effective immediately.
Celadon Group Inc.'s Celadon Trucking Services announced on December 19, 2011, that it was awarded by Walmart Stores, Inc its prestigious General Merchandise Platinum Carrier of the Year award.
At Celadon Thai Kitchen, owners know what they're doing.
Paris loves Dans de Beaux Draps, a tiny new shop in St-Germain-des-Pres, filled with antique linens, collected in French flea markets and dyed with natural pigments in exquisite colors -- mauve, pale rose, celadon, tobacco, Bordeaux.
The bottle vase in the foreground has a hint of celadon on its slender neck.
Celadon Group Inc announced Monday that it has named Eric Meek as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer at the Indianapolis-based trucking company, effective immediately.
Truckload carrier Celadon Group more than doubled its profit in the second quarter despite a 1.2 percent drop in freight revenue to $115.3 million.
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