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The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Crimson \Crim"son\ (kr[i^]m"z'n), n. [OE. crimson, OF. crimoisin, F. cramoisi (cf. Sp. carmesi.) LL. carmesinus, fr. Ar. qermazi, fr. qermez crimson, kermes, fr. Skr. k[.r]mija produced by a worm; k?mi worm or insect + jan to generate; akin to E. kin. ...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Anthony Gregory Mayweather (born February 21, 1985) is an American professional wrestler , best known for working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) under the ring name Crimson . He has also worked for TNA's developmental territory Ohio Valley Wrestling ...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 15c., "deep red color," from Old Spanish cremesin "of or belonging to the kermes" (the shield-louse insects from which a deep red dye was obtained), from Medieval Latin cremesinus (see kermes ). For similar transfer of the dye word to generic use ...
Usage examples of crimson.
The crimson orange Tequila Sunrise sky was laced with smokestacks of Aeonian fluted columns, burning pyres for the wretched landscapes.
With the aethereal footsteps trembled not: The light and crimson mists, Floating to strains of thrilling melody Through that unearthly dwelling, Yielded to every movement of the will.
Then shadows moved up from the bruise-black depths, shading more and more of the writhing billows of cumulus and nimbus, finally climbing into the high cirrus and pond-rippled altocumulus, but at first the shadows brought not grayness or darkness, but an infinite palette of subtleties: gleaming gold dimming to bronze, pure white becoming cream and then dimming to sepia and shade, crimson with the boldness of spilled blood slowly darkening to the rust-red of dried blood, then fading to an autumnal tawny russet.
Campanians arrogated to themselves: it was woven of the whitest Apulian wool, and variegated with broad stripes of crimson.
It was lucky that it was dark, for Honoria and Argemone both blushed crimson.
It was a dark, luxuriously masculine retreat, the walls covered in stamped leather, the floors thickly carpeted in an Aubusson pattern of crimson and gold.
He was all axman now, sure and powerful in his heavy crimson cloak, the weight of his broadax straining the leather harness at his breast.
Major Grover stepped in front of him and leveled a forefinger straight at the crimson Babbitt nose.
The barkeep was talking to a tall man wearing robes of crimson highlighted with thin white stripes and an ivory white cloak with red trim.
Anyone sharp-eyed enough to have caught sight of the occupants of the Mercedes that evening as it sped through the centre of Fettlesham in the direction of Fettlesham Royal Infirmary would have thought they were hallucinating: an ageing German admiral with a handlebar moustache was at the wheel of the car, a heavily bemedalled SS officer was in the passenger seat, and an overweight nun with crimson lips and sky-blue eye-shadow was sitting in the back gesticulating.
There he was greeted by the parliamentary member, the representatives of the local council, various trembling beadles and burghers, and a squad of shrunken, bemedalled regimental pensioners in their frayed crimson tunics, ready for one final war.
She sat down, the crimson silk of her dress spilling bloodlike over the white fur.
Then the distorted Effigy shot up into the blueshifted sky and arced down over the edge of the cliff, hurling itself after the misty water into the flickering crimson of the plain below.
Three indigenous fig trees dwarfed the buildings, crimson frangipani burst like fireworks against the green kikuyu grass, beds of bright barber ton daisies ringed the gentle terraces that fell away to the stream, and a bougainvillaea creeper smothered the main building in a profusion of dark green and purple.
Brota loomed above them all in her wind-rippled crimson, Tomiyano was a silent audience on the fringes in a brown breechclout, and Wallie himself, huge in blue.