Category: Word of the Day
spi chə faI
to make a speech, esp. one that is too long or too obviously a harangue.
He used to return home late, worn-out, weary, and hoarse with much speechifying and shouting, and ill-tempered into the bargain. (Eliza Cook’s Journal, vol. 6)
1. pottery decorated with highly colored, opaque glazes.
2. a greenish blue color.
1. a fine cloth woven of linen, silk, wool, or cotton with a prominent, elaborate pattern.
2. table linen of this or similar cloth.
3. a deep pink color.
a pale yellowish or grayish tan color.
Note: The word “ecru” comes from a French word meaning “raw, unbleached.” It originally referred to the color of unbleached linen or raw silk.
1. a pigment made from the soot of burned wood, having a yellowish or dark brown color.
2. this color.