sage green

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sage green the color of sage leaves
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sage green of a dull grayish green color, like the leaves of garden sage.
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Usage

In literature:

She looked out upon a green slope covered with flowers and bunches of sage and bushes.
"The Light of Western Stars" by Zane Grey
And why do you dress in sage, sage green?
"The Home Book of Verse, Vol. 4 (of 4)" by Various
It is made by adding sage leaves and a greening to milk by the method described in Chapter 4.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
Her hat was of sage green and contained a bird unknown to natural history.
"Joanna Godden" by Sheila Kaye-Smith
If they did, Hetty Green wouldn't be where she is and Russell Sage would be in the Old Ladies' Home.
"Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O" by Various
Cattle were feeding among the smooth, straw-colored or sage-green hills.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
Do you like sage-green?
"Vixen, Volume III." by M. E. Braddon
The roar of a waterfall came to her ears, and afar on the sage-green carpet of the lower mesa a horseman was galloping swiftly.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
Chop very fine about two ounces of onion, and an ounce of green sage.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
There are sixteen greened with sage.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
The field is generally of a rich red, and occasionally a rare sage green.
"Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern" by Rosa Belle Holt
Yes, there it was, a beautiful little sage-green nest of old grass laid in a coil.
"A-Birding on a Bronco" by Florence A. Merriam
The river bank was green with grass and Sage was happy.
"The Comstock Club" by Charles Carroll Goodwin
Against the vivid green of the grass, scarlet sage flaunted its gorgeous color in carefully laid out bed or border.
"Marjorie Dean College Freshman" by Pauline Lester
Then it turns to a dull sage green, and hurries more swiftly, smooth and ominous.
"Modern Essays" by John Macy
The room in which Alice stood was called the sage-room, from its being hung in sage-green leather, stamped in gold.
"Checkmate" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He found himself in a very large room indeed, panelled from floor to ceiling, the woodwork painted a sage green.
"When It Was Dark" by Guy Thorne
This is of sage green silk, twelve feet by three.
"The Flags of the World" by F. Edward Hulme
This extract method gives a sage cheese mottled with small green spots which somewhat resemble the green of sage leaves.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
His book, in its cover of sage-green and gold, fell out upon the table.
"The Drunkard" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In poetry:

The vigour of a green old age
His reverend form did bear;
And yet, alas! the warrior-sage
Had drain'd the dregs of care.
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More
There is nothing on earth that he will not devour,
From a tutor in seed to a freshman in flower;
No sage is too gray, and no youth is too green,
And you can't be too plump, though you're never too lean.
"Verses For After-Dinner" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Without, a garden, neat and clean,
With leeks, and box forever green,
Where sage, rosemary, crimsons grow,
And savory, pot-herbs in a row;
With parsly, not unknown to fame,
Gay garland at the Olympic game.
"The Description of a Cottage" by Samuel Bowden

In news:

Green Gnocchi With Peas and Fresh Sage Butter.
The tabletops match the sage green upholstery of the chairs and booths.
Rick Egan Tribune file photo A male greater sage grouse does his strut display on a lek near Green River, Wyo.
Sweeney Concert Hall Sage Hall, Green St, Smith College Northampton, MA, 413 585-ARTS.
Earle Recital Hall Sage Hall, Smith College, Green St Northampton, MA, 413 585-ARTS.
Sautéed Calves Liver with Plums, Bacon, Green Onions and Sage Brown Butter is a slight twist on a classic with the plums adding a spark of tart-sweetness to the liver.
This year's quilt to be raffled at the Fall Women's Festival was made by Bonnie Longton and features rose tones with accents of sage green.
The collection includes taupe Twig, salmon Sacred Sands, cream Driftwood, sage Moss, red brown Native Rock and green brown Pebble.
Chef Shawn McClain of Green Zebra in Chicago and Sage in Las Vegas tells Food & Wine about his favorite cookbook of all time, the exceptional sparkling wine he loves to give as a gift and his famous foie gras custard brûlée.
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