ocher

NOUN
  1. a moderate yellow-orange to orange color
  2. any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
ADJECTIVE
  1. of a moderate orange-yellow color
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How To Use ocher In A Sentence

  • The landscape was colored mainly in dark ocher, with occasional areas in malachite green.
  • The shamal comes in quickly and silently, like an ocher paint roller, and can blow for several days straight, subsiding slightly at night when the air is cooler. Peace Meals
  • Royale, with a bayonet at his loins, and only escaped by taking refuge under the porte-cochere of No. 6. Les Miserables
  • And the great Maggie Smith, as a dotty old dame named Mrs. Docherty, grabs her moment of unglory by sitting on a pad of cowflop that goes squish. 'Last Dancer': Ultimately on Point
  • They rumbled through dry brush, the Comet an ocher dust storm lashed by branches and spiky shoots.
  • The eyes were open—grotesquely oversize in his emaciated face, and bright yellow, the pupils as small as pinpricks—from which dribbled ocherous tears the consistency of curd. The Curse of the Wendigo
  • Reece & Nichols Angela Mueller no relation to the owner, an agent with Reece & Nichols Realtors, says the 5,874-square-foot house is priced well considering the location, the finishes and touches like the porte-cochere. A Touch of Tuscany in Kansas
  • As he rounded the house to the porte-cochère, he came upon the carriage. The Southland
  • She might have finished the look with saffron eye shadow and lip balm tinted with ocher and alkanet root.
  • Part of her was carved from a patch of ocher ground, and part from the hole dug there. EVERVILLE
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