Ye'llow. adj. [ẏalƿ, Saxon; gheleuwe, Dutch; giallo, Italian.] Being of a bright glaring colour, as gold.
Only they that come to see a fellow
In a long mottley coat, guarded with yellow,
Will be deceiv'd. Shakesp. Henry VIII. Prologue.
He brought the green ear and the yellow sheaf. Milton.
After a lively orange, followed an intense bright and copious yellow, which was also the best of all the yellows. Newton.
Negligent of food,
Scarce seen, he wades among the yellow broom. Thomson.