parti-color

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v parti-color make motley; color with different colors
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Quotations

  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    “I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored mans political hopes and the ark of his safety.”

Usage

In literature:

That's the party of my color and I stick to them long as they do right.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
So there was little of gazing into the party-colored eyes now.
"Double Trouble" by Herbert Quick
He made attempts to seize striking objects, white or party-colored, but never learned actually to hold anything.
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
Who ever dreamed of clothing them, in imagination, in dark or party-colored garments?
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
The next day was Sunday, and our party went to a negro church to hear a preacher who was quite celebrated as a colored orator.
"A Jolly Fellowship" by Frank R. Stockton
I gathered, wonderingly, a few of the larger clusters of parti-colored fruit and patiently waited.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
There are numberless yachts on the river, all decorated with gay colors and thronged with gay parties.
"Frank Merriwell's Races" by Burt L. Standish
Powder predominated but an occasional dash of rouge gave color to the party.
"Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman" by Emma Speed Sampson
At length one party found looming up before it the streaked and many-colored Funeral Range of mountains.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Anyhow somebody went over to where there's some parti-colored cliffs, where the sea comes away inland.
"A Matter of Importance" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The party line is not drawn on belief but on race and color.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
This young woman had draped herself in a long parti-colored shawl and she held a tambourine in her hand.
"Tales of Fantasy and Fact" by Brander Matthews
Their proceedings were reported in the newspapers, but with party coloring.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
The peace party changed color like a chameleon, and was all for war.
"A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I" by Francis Parkman
There was a hungry-looking, round-shouldered, sick-looking colored man in that same party, that was on the programme for a violin solo.
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
Nevertheless, among the mass of pale blue tam-o'-shanters, her parti-colored one was very prominent.
"Ruth Fielding At College" by Alice B. Emerson
The party went to the theater, where they saw a play acted by foxes dressed in costumes of brilliantly colored feathers.
"The Road to Oz" by L. Frank Baum
This rule also applies when the party carrying the colors is at drill.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
The bed had a parti-colored coverlet.
"Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color" by Brander Matthews
A gentleman of his party bore the colors of the governor before him.
"The Beginners of a Nation" by Edward Eggleston
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In poetry:

Here ecstasy so exquisitely rests
On parti-colored cobwebs in the sun,
That love forgotten finds a soothing breast
In all the newer mystery begun.
"Essence" by Isobel Stone

In news:

Sao Paolo, brazil (AP) A cluster of brightly colored party balloons has been found floating in the ocean off Brazil's coast.
Phyllis Diller hefts a saw to cut her birthday cake at a backstage party July 16, 1968, at the NBC-TV color studios in Burbank, Calif ( Associated Press file ).
Design-wise, it's a little more party-in-the-back than business-in-the-front, but seven different color combos offer a bit of range in styles.
The Empire State Building is lit up in blue, the color of the Democrat party, after Barack Obama was projected to win the presidential election in New York.
Parties, shed the rose- colored glasses.
I particularly love the Keep It Casual shade — its warm wine color is totally versatile, so you can wear it from your summer job to your friend's graduation party without having to redo your makeup.
Parties, shed the rose-colored glasses .
No more slick, color-printed flyers from the Republican Party of Minnesota with lies, distortions and silly pictures of the incumbent Democratic candidates for House and Senate in the Bemidji area.
LD Ethan Weber specified a mix of 45 Studio Color® 575 and Studio Spot® 575 automated luminaires to paint Pink's "Get the Party Started" tour, which runs May 2-Sept.
Ladies partied at Medjool in San Francisco to celebrate the opening of the Queer Women of Color Film Festival with QWOCMAP and Curve Magazine.
Your kids will love this party filled with bright colors, creative crafts, and yummy treats.
That's because Sunday's official after-party for the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be almost entirely decked out in rosy colors.
Jennifer Miller learned last week there's a little more to throwing a party than picking out striking invitations and colorful decorating.
The tea party's true colors.
Ulla Searing wore one of her favorite colors to her birthday party in October 2010.
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In science:

The rows and columns represent the ages of both parties participating, and the color at each age–age cell captures the logarithm of the value for the pairing.
Planetary-Scale Views on an Instant-Messaging Network
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