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Tawny, of a yellowish-dark colour: “the ground indeed is t.” Tp. II, 1, 54. “from t. Spain,” LLL I, 1, 174. “out, t. Tartar,” Mids. III, 2, 263. “we shall your t. ground with your red blood discolour,” H5 III, 6, 170. “blue coats to t. coats,” H6A I, 3, 47. H6A I, 3, 47 III, 1, 74 (the usual livery of ecclesiastical apparitors). “peace, t. slave, half me and half thy dam,” Tit. V, 1, 27. “turn . . . their view upon a t. front,” Ant. I, 1, 6. cf. Orangetawny.
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