moss green

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj moss green of a moderate somewhat dull yellow-green color
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Usage

In literature:

Sometimes the streams seemed like a silver ribbon, bordered with green moss; these steeps being generally covered with verdure.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
There lay a bunch of beautiful white lilies, nestling in a mass of delicate moss-like green.
"Soap-Bubble Stories" by Fanny Barry
Under foot wuz the green moss and rich mold of the onbroken forest.
"Samantha at Coney Island" by Marietta Holley
The calyxes are worked in satin stitch with moss green silk, and the lilies-of-the-valley with white silk.
"Harper's Young People, May 18, 1880" by Various
Green moss overspread it.
"The Innocent Adventuress" by Mary Hastings Bradley
No moss, no vines, no dewy green grass, no flowers!
"Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad" by Various
Nest of green moss and rootlets, in a spruce, 5 feet from the ground.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
This extends into the wonderful moss green of the upper section.
"Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern" by Rosa Belle Holt
It is warm, the weather is beautiful and you are reclining upon a bed of soft green moss.
"Old French Fairy Tales" by Comtesse de S├ęgur
He was beautifully colored and green moss was growing on his back.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
He stooped down and rolled it on one side, and found that it covered a neat round hole lined with green moss.
"All the Way to Fairyland" by Evelyn Sharp
Each had a large rug of plain velvet carpeting; Dotty's rose pink and Dolly's moss green.
"Two Little Women" by Carolyn Wells
He picked his way among the vines and shrubs to a carpetlike patch of green moss and sat down comfortably to wait.
"The Man Who Staked the Stars" by Charles Dye
Jutting from one bank of the stream, which washed its base, was a huge, square block covered with dark-green moss.
"Cudjo's Cave" by J. T. Trowbridge
The clerk came back with the necklace, which he laid on the moss-green cloth that covered the show-case.
"Their Son; The Necklace" by Eduardo Zamacois
Jrann-Pttt put a hand on the moss-green shoulder.
"Collector's Item" by Evelyn E. Smith
The moss was green with the greenness of things that are very damp.
"Dusty Star" by Olaf Baker
But for some green mould of sea-mosses here and there, they would have been like ivory.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
A passage, the floor of damp clay and pebbles, the walls slimy, green-mossed, and dripping, sloped downward.
"Last Words" by Stephen Crane
Then, throwing himself at full length on the green moss beneath the tree, he fell into a sound sleep.
"Hawk Eye" by David Cory
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In poetry:

The moss said: "Your blue eyes
Need my green sleep";
The willow said: "Ah! when
You weep I weep."
"A Ballad of The Kind Little Creatures" by Richard Le Gallienne
Thin cloud. Light rain.
Far cell. Closed to noon.
Sit. Look. Green moss
Becomes one with your clothes.
"Meditation" by Wang Wei
He telleth me, this Poet tells,
How much of God is seen
Amongst the deep-mossed English dells,
And miles of gleaming green.
"Dungog" by Henry Kendall
I saw a little Wood-Mouse once,
Like Oberon in his hall,
With the green, green moss beneath his feet,
Sit under a Mushroom tall.
"The Wood-Mouse" by Mary Botham Howitt
The sweetbrier blooms on Kittery-side,
And green are Elliot's bowers;
Her garden is the pebbled beach,
The mosses are her flowers.
"Amy Wentworth" by John Greenleaf Whittier
'O whaur gat ye the green, green moss,
O whaur the bents sae fine?
And whaur gat ye the bonny broun hair
That ance was tress o' mine?'
"Scotch Song" by Charles Kingsley

In news:

If recyclable carpet tiles aren't green enough for you, perhaps an indoor moss carpet is more your speed.
Dark green moss flourishes across the white stone , making one feel as if they can hike barefoot across the summit.
The inn 's low-key elegance carries through in the room's warm tones of coral and moss green, the muted cabbage-rose of the drapes and the sedate plaid of the bed canopy.
Shawn Quinn, Henry Moss Middle School, Bowling Green, KY.
The collection includes taupe Twig, salmon Sacred Sands, cream Driftwood, sage Moss, red brown Native Rock and green brown Pebble.
You will need acrylic paint in white, lime green, and moss green.
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