honey-coloured


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honey-coloured

adj
(Colours) having the colour of honey
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Adj.1.honey-coloured - having the color of honey
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"
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From the corner of the divan of Persian saddle-bags on which he was lying, smoking, as was his custom, innumerable cigarettes, Lord Henry Wotton could just catch the gleam of the honey-sweet and honey-coloured blossoms of a laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flamelike as theirs; and now and then the fantastic shadows of birds in flight flitted across the long tussore-silk curtains that were stretched in front of the huge window, producing a kind of momentary Japanese effect, and making him think of those pallid, jade-faced painters of Tokyo who, through the medium of an art that is necessarily immobile, seek to convey the sense of swiftness and motion.
The floor in the living area is made of honey-coloured planks salvaged from railway cars and bought in London; the ladder leading up to the little rooftop glasshouse is made from salvaged planks, and the kitchen is made from wood salvaged from a church in Ireland.
Pretty villages with honey-coloured cottages, glorious parks, gardens and gentle streams - all set in a huge area of stunning natural beauty.
Apart from the honey-coloured stone of the old buildings, materials are few: fair-faced concrete, wood, stainless steel and welded and varnished steel sheeting.
The towns have sun-filled squares bordered by pink and white oleander trees, and honey-coloured houses with Romeo and Juliet-style balconies.
The theatre foyer on the south elevation is a double-height volume expressed as a sequence of angular glazing hewn jaggedly into the light honey-coloured stone.
Most tourists are drawn to its beautiful capital, Valetta, famous for its honey-coloured limestone buildings, narrow streets and magnificent Grand Harbour.
And now's the time to visit when this attractive range of hills famous for its honey-coloured limestone is at its summer best.
But privately, Guinness hope the black lager will take off and generate huge profits by luring drinkers away from traditional, honey-coloured brews.
The curved building frontage of honey-coloured Klinker hugs the perimeter footpath, reinforcing the simple symmetry of the hard landscaped Platz, and focuses on a green glass slab sculpture in memory of the Jewish victims of National Socialism.
In autumn watch for honey-coloured mushrooms that appear at the base of affected plants.