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Blushy

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Blu'shy. adj. [from blush.] Having the colour of a blush.

Blossoms of trees, that are white, are commonly inodorate; those of apples, crabs, and peaches, are blushy, and smell sweet. Bacon's Natural Hist. №. 507.

Stratonica entering, moved a blushy colour in his face; but, deserting him, he relapsed into the same paleness and langour. Harvey on Consumptions.

Sources: Bacon, Francis (396) · Harvey, Gideon (42)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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