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Adj.1.chestnut-colored - having the brown color of chestnuts
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
References in classic literature ?
His big chestnut-colored beard and his long overhanging mustache are prematurely streaked with gray.
Once or twice lately, it is true, she had started, broad awake, before turning into Russell Square, and denounced herself rather sharply for being already in a groove, capable, that is, of thinking the same thoughts every morning at the same hour, so that the chestnut-colored brick of the Russell Square houses had some curious connection with her thoughts about office economy, and served also as a sign that she should get into trim for meeting Mr.
Shoshan is a slender woman with chocolate brown eyes and chestnut-colored hair that she often keeps off her shoulders, tied up in a pony tail.
The three actresses looked like they could be related, each sporting long, shiny chestnut-colored locks.
In breeding season, male ruddy ducks have a deep chestnut-colored body with a bright, light blue bill and large white cheek patch.
The 3-year-old, chestnut-colored thoroughbred I'll Have Another is turning heads and churning up interest in horseracing this year.
The former mayor sat motionless behind his desk, a big, chestnut-colored number adorned with family photos, a bottle of Purell hand sanitizer, and a copy of The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom by Former Mayor Ed Koch.
THE ENORMOUS chestnut-colored black bear's head snapped to attention as the soft, plaintive wails of a distressed, mule deer fawn wafted through the air, triggering the "on" switch in his massive brain, Ears pinned back, eyes red-rimmed, saliva streaming from his formidable jaws; the bear spun on a dime and charging behemoth and quickly raised his bow.
Drake mallards can be mistaken for hens until a closer look reveals the beginning of a green head and chestnut-colored breast.
Starring Diane Lane as Penny Chenery, proud owner of the chestnut-colored colt that broke all records to win the 1973 Triple Crown, this conventional but rousingly effective picture pulls through its occasional faltering stretches by focusing on the essentials of its incredible real-life saga, even if the details have been massaged for maximum uplift.
In one work, a magazine cutout depicting a chestnut-colored owl sits atop a pile of brown fabric; elsewhere, magazine clippings of animals are paired with nail-polish bottles or tips of colored pencils with matching hues.