maroon-spotted

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj maroon-spotted having maroon spots
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Usage

In literature:

I knew the spot, having well noted it when Mander and his family were marooned.
"Kate Bonnet" by Frank R. Stockton
Once before, many months ago, the two of them had neared the spot on an ocean craft, but duty to marooned comrades had called them back.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
A queer specimen of man was Bandrist, he reflected, to be marooned in such a spot as this.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Upon the scores stand spots of maroon, and a crimson splash follows the midrib.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
Both walked away from the spot, Chakra taking the lead, the Maroon closely watching their movements.
"The Maroon" by Mayne Reid
A spot about a mile from the chine was chosen as the site of the shelters for the maroons and their prisoners.
"With Drake on the Spanish Main" by Herbert Strang
The eggs, of a sea-green colour, are at one end more or less spotted or marked with maroon or violet.
"The Natural History of Cage Birds" by J. M. Bechstein
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In news:

Last Thursday afternoon, Texas A&M officials issued a Code Maroon emergency warning after a woman spotted an unidentified man, aged 40-50, walking near the University Center Garage with a gun wedged into his waistband.
The all-clear has been given Thursday night at Texas A&M after a code maroon was issued in the afternoon after someone thought they spotted a man carrying a gun.
Diane Kruger was spotted on the Place Vend รด me in Paris yesterday, wearing a white tank top and maroon pants.
For the past five weeks Maroon 5 has held the top spot with their hit "One More Night".
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