bottle green

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bottle green dark to moderate or greyish green
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bottle green A dark shade of green, like that of bottle glass.
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Usage

In literature:

A curious bottle was produced, having a deadly label in red, white, and green.
"Old Junk" by H. M. Tomlinson
He had little green spangles of duck-weed in his orange beard when he took the bottle away, empty, from his mouth.
"Privy Seal" by Ford Madox Ford
True olivine (the peridot or the chrysolite of the trade) is of a fine leaf-green or bottle-green shade in the peridot.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
Nothing in the world but a row of green glass bottles turned upside down and embedded in cement!
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
Put into it the green part of the turtle that has been cut in pieces and nicely cleaned, with two bottles of Madeira.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
He eyed the green stamp on the neck of the bottle on the bed-table and grinned.
"Death of a Spaceman" by Walter M. Miller
She shivers all over, grabbin' the side of the chair and takin' a long whiff out of a little green bottle.
"Kid Scanlan" by H. C. Witwer
Shall the brougham be bottle-green or coffee-colored?
"The Galaxy" by Various
But you had no liking for wine with a green label on the bottle.
"Room Number 3" by Anna Katharine Green
Caps of bottles containing milk of grade B shall be white and marked "Grade B" in bright green letters of large type.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
Even as he did so, the girl's father hurried to his side, a dark green bottle in his hand.
"The Time Mirror" by Clark South
The cap is greenish or greenish-gray in color, changing to a dark bottle-green.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
Kaety, take down that long-necked green bottle from the shelf, the one farthest back, and give a glass of brandy to the Pastor.
"Joseph in the Snow, and The Clockmaker" by Berthold Auerbach
Simpkin,' until I can offer it a more effective covering in a suit of bottle-green livery.
"The Span o' Life" by William McLennan
The rows of wine-bottles with their red and green labels peeped at him festively from their places.
"Regina or the Sins of the Fathers" by Hermann Sudermann
Inside it were clear plastic medicine bottles containing various gray and green powders and flakes.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
Around, the floor was composed of solid dark green obsidian, as hard and transparent and sharp as bottle-glass.
"The White Man's Foot" by Grant Allen
The dame trotted back into the shop and brought a bottle of green Russian brandy.
"Told by the Death's Head" by Mór Jókai
But you had no liking for wine with a green label on the bottle.
"The House in the Mist" by Anna Katharine Green
But you had no liking for wine with a green label on the bottle.
"The Amethyst Box" by Anna Katherine Green
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In poetry:

He was a dark and swarthy man,
That uninvited guest;
A faded coat of bottle-green
Was buttoned round his breast.
"The Mysterious Visitor" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
There is full many a starving man,
That walks in bottle green,
But never more that hungry one
In Commons hall was seen.
"The Mysterious Visitor" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
That lane sloped, much as the bottles do,
From a house you could descry
O'er the garden-wall; is the curtain blue
Or green to a healthy eye?
"Confessions" by Robert Browning
"And this is my project, old chap,
Around our two waists I will wrap
This beautiful belt
Of bottle-green felt
And fasten it firm with a strap."
"A Bicycle Built For Two" by Carolyn Wells
There was an Old Man of Marseilles,
Whose daughters wore bottle-green veils;
They caught several Fish,
Which they put in a dish,
And sent to their Pa' at Marseilles.
"Limerick:There was an Old Man of Marseilles" by Edward Lear

In news:

Tom Griffin of Nashville, left, and John Cook of Belfast, right, got the green light from the county to proceed with plans for a bottling plant in the Caney Springs community.
The bottle may be green, but Heineken drinkers are apparently blue to the core.
And the made-in-Japan liqueur is a sparkling emerald-green, so I figured the pretty-bottle-and-color combination could be a mere prelude to something wonderful inside.
"G-OIL" IS CURRENTLY OFFERING FREE 5-QUART BOTTLES OF THEIR 5W-30 BIO BASED FUEL SYNTHETIC GREEN MOTOR OIL FOR FREE WITH THEIR MAIL-IN REBATE.
Green Earth Technologies is currently offering 5-quart bottles of their 5W30 "green" motor oil for FREE with their mail-in rebate.
Since 2007, Pepsi brand Mountain Dew has produced Green Label Art, a series in which artists design a limited edition bottle for the drink.
Honest Tea's first zero-calorie beverage, Passion Fruit Green Tea, is moving to a glass bottle.
A man struck another man in the head with a beer bottle at Morristown's Grasshopper off the Green Sunday night, police said.
You may think you understand the cult-like craze that surrounds Huy Fong Foods' Sriracha sauce (you know, the one with the green top, white lettering, and rooster on the bottle).
Tea master Malcolm Shalders created this punch-like beverage with Luzianne green tea and bottled raspberry lemonade.
Honest Tea's first zero-calorie beverage, Passion Fruit Green Tea , is moving to a glass bottle.
Groovy beverage bottle builds green credibility, reduces weight 15.
Flat-woven recycled soda bottles, 5'x 8', in Lawn Green, by Thom Filicia.
Square Green Bottle by Fritz's Polka Band.
Here you've been trying to be health-conscious, drinking bottled water instead of your Coke, and now, you can't even swallow that water without a dose of green guilt.
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