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5 definitions found
 for Sallow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sallow \Sal"low\, a. [Compar. Sallower; superl. Sallowest.]
     [AS. salu; akin to D. zaluw, OHG. salo, Icel. s["o]lr
     yellow.]
     Having a yellowish color; of a pale, sickly color, tinged
     with yellow; as, a sallow skin. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sallow \Sal"low\, v. t.
     To tinge with sallowness. [Poetic]
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           July breathes hot, sallows the crispy fields. --Lowell.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sallow \Sal"low\ (s[a^]l"l[-o]), n. [OE. salwe, AS. sealh; akin
     to OHG. salaha, G. salweide, Icel. selja, L. salix, Ir. sail,
     saileach, Gael. seileach, W. helyg, Gr. "eli`kh.]
     1. The willow; willow twigs. [Poetic] --Tennyson.
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              And bend the pliant sallow to a shield. --Fawkes.
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              The sallow knows the basketmaker's thumb. --Emerson.
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     2. (Bot.) A name given to certain species of willow,
        especially those which do not have flexible shoots, as
        Salix caprea, Salix cinerea, etc.
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     Sallow thorn (Bot.), a European thorny shrub ({Hippophae
        rhamnoides) much like an Elaeagnus. The yellow berries
        are sometimes used for making jelly, and the plant affords
        a yellow dye.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sallow
      adj 1: unhealthy looking [syn: sallow, sickly]
      n 1: any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows
           having large catkins; some are important sources for
           tanbark and charcoal
      v 1: cause to become sallow; "The illness has sallowed her face"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  99 Moby Thesaurus words for "sallow":
     achromatic, achromic, anemic, ashen, ashy, aureate, auric, beige,
     bled white, bloodless, buff, buff-yellow, cadaverous, canary,
     canary-yellow, chloranemic, citron, citron-yellow, colorless,
     cream, creamy, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, dim, dimmed, dingy,
     discolored, dull, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, faded,
     faint, fallow, flat, flaxen, ghastly, gilded, gilt, gold,
     gold-colored, golden, gray, haggard, hueless, hypochromic,
     icterous, jaundiced, lackluster, leaden, lemon, lemon-yellow,
     livid, lurid, lusterless, luteolous, lutescent, mat, mealy, muddy,
     neutral, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous,
     ochry, or, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pasty,
     primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, saffron,
     saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sand-colored, sandy, sickly,
     straw, straw-colored, tallow-faced, toneless, uncolored, wan,
     washed-out, waxen, weak, whey-faced, white, xanthic, xanthous,
     yellow, yellowish
  
  

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