TURQUOISE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TURQUOISE
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 n.  blue to gray green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate
Classic Sentence:
1  She gave that funny guard to keep the turquoise on, as it's too big.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY
2  On the edge of the prairie, where the sun had gone down, the sky was turquoise blue, like a lake, with gold light throbbing in it.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: II
3  The sky was dark blue, with crystalline, turquoise rim.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
4  He procured from Amsterdam three emeralds of extraordinary size and richness of colour, and had a turquoise de la vieille roche that was the envy of all the connoisseurs.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
5  The state bed of Sobieski, King of Poland, was made of Smyrna gold brocade embroidered in turquoises with verses from the Koran.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
6  It was a rather curious one of Moorish workmanship, made of dull silver inlaid with arabesques of burnished steel, and studded with coarse turquoises.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 13
7  The crowd moved to and fro in the rooms like an ebb and flow of turquoises, rubies, emeralds, opals, and diamonds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
Example Sentence:
1  The first recorded use of turquoise as a color name in English was in 1573.
2  The McDonald's in Sedona, Arizona, has the world's only turquoise arches—the owners were told that they needed to make the location more in keeping with the distinct desert environment.
3  A cloud like a fluffy white crocodile basked at the bottom of the vast open fan of fading turquoise sky.