(plural only) The British military ceremony of raising the flag.
(sports, snooker) The balls that score more than one point in snooker. Yellow, green, brown, blue, pink, and black.
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of colour.
Colours Sentence Examples
His character is drawn in most favourable colours as a good son, a loving husband and father, and a trusty friend.
Its other manufactures include machinery, pianos and other musical instruments, cotton goods, cigars, furniture, leather, paper, colours and chemicals.
He also published (1767) a treatise on the History and Present State of Electricity, which embodies some original work, and (1772) a History of Discoveries relating to Vision, Light and Colours, which is a mere compilation.
Other colours known, as silver fawn and silver brown, are closely related.
The principal manufactures are firearms, ironmongery, earthenware, woollen cloth, beer, stoneware, zinc goods, colours and salt; in the neighbourhood are iron and coal mines.