Turkey red

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Turkey red a bright orange-red color produced in cotton cloth with alizarine dye
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Turkey red A brilliant red imparted by madder to cottons, calicoes, etc., the fiber of which has been prepared previously with oil or other fatty matter.
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Usage

In literature:

The Turkey-red cotton counterpane on the bed looked particularly well, the Count thought.
"A Cigarette-Maker's Romance" by F. Marion Crawford
Dick's face turned red as a turkey-gobbler's.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV. (of X.)" by Various
And, for all I know, perhaps he was dreaming of a little girl in a red dress, and a boy who threw a pail over a turkey's head.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on Grandpa's Farm" by Laura Lee Hope
I seed 'er git as red as a turkey-cock t'other day beca'se a nigger-wench rung the front-door bell.
"Dixie Hart" by Will N. Harben
His ears showed red as a turkey's wattles.
"Major Vigoureux" by A. T. Quiller-Couch
Turkey red and market bleach.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Every step I made was awkward and I blushed a fiery red Like the principal adornment of a turkey gobbler's head.
"Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp" by Various
Turkey Proudfoot's face couldn't grow red with rage.
"The Tale of Turkey Proudfoot" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Cushions and curtains of turkey-red calico brightened the homely shack.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
Lighting his pipe, he lay back in the Turkey-red chair, puffing in silence.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
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In poetry:

One morning knocked, at half-past eight,
A tall Red Indian at his gate.
In Turkey, as you're p'raps aware,
Red Indians are extremely rare.
"Pasha Bailey Ben" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Traditional as well as turkey in bacon w/ red and green chile.
It probably included some turkey and ham, and maybe even some red meat.
Headscarves in Turkey wave a red flag.
In Turkey, Lisa Oz says, this combination of eggs, tomatoes and red peppers is a popular breakfast dish.
I prepared this Bourbon Red heritage breed turkey from the Steinbacher Poultry Farm.
A Zesty Red That's No Turkey for Thanksgiving.
What's the red thing hanging under the Turkeys chin.
'Life of Pi,' 'Red Dawn' and other Turkey Day movie pleasures.
Turkey needs help to cope with Syrian exodus : Red Cross.
Our experts tell you, and they're accompanied by a Bourbon Red turkey.
When it comes to Thanksgiving, the Detroit Red Wings, like the rest of the nation, think of turkey and football, not hockey.
La Prep's turkey and roasted red pepper panini is one salty sandwich.
Hannibal, a turkey vulture from Red Creek Wildlife Center in Schuylkill County, with Morrie Katz, director of development for the center, Saturday during International Vulture Awareness Day at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Albany Township.
Serves a core menu of 10 $9 sandwiches , including the turkey pesto sandwich seen here with turkey, Provolone cheese, basil pesto, red onions and roasted red peppers on rosemary bread.
The Girl With the Red Scarf Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalim Atif Y?lmaz, 1977 Turkey Turkish with English subtitles Format: 35mm 35mm minutes.
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