Sentence Examples


  • They were magnificent, powerful creatures in varying hues of gold and brown.
  • Their coloration consists often of bright hues, and sometimes resembles that of their surroundings.
  • None of the Petrels are endowed with any brilliant colouring - sootyblack, grey of various tints (one of which is often called "blue"), and white being the only hues the plumage exhibits.
  • The so-called red garnet, a pretty fish, with hues of carmine and blue stripes on its head, is much esteemed for the table.
  • The deeper tints are, however, peculiar to the nuptial plumage, or are only to be faintly traced at other times, so that in winter the adults - and the young always - have a much plainer appearance, ashy-grey and white being almost the only hues observable.