TURQUOISE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of turquoise
Definition:
n. blue to gray green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate
Example:
The first recorded use of turquoise as a color name in English was in 1573.
Sentence in Classic:
The first one who is affianced will have the pearls, Madame has said it, and I have a fancy that the little turquoise ring will be given to you when you go, for Madame approves your good behavior and charming manners.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
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
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
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
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