Colored

Col"ored

(?), a. 1. Having color; tinged; dyed; painted; stained.
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The lime rod, colored as the glede.
Chaucer.
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The colored rainbow arched wide.
Spenser.
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2. Specious; plausible; adorned so as to appear well; as, a highly colored description. Sir G. C. Lewis.
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His colored crime with craft to cloke.
Spenser.
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3. Of some other color than black or white.
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4. (Ethnol.) Of some other color than white; having a skin color darker than that of caucasian people; mostly applied to negroes or persons having negro blood; as, a colored man; the colored people. Opposite of white and caucasian.
Syn. -- coloured, dark-skinned.
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5. (Bot.) Of some other color than green.
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Colored, meaning, as applied to foliage, of some other color than green.
Gray.
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In botany, green is not regarded as a color, but white is. Wood.
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