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Carroty   Listen
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Carroty  adj.  Like a carrot in color or in taste; an epithet given to reddish yellow hair, etc.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Carroty" Quotes from Famous Books



... an act of taking possession than that of a peaceable and formal embassage; and the newly-arrived seneschal soon began to exercise the office of governor or castellan, seizing the reins of government with an iron grasp. He was a square carroty-headed personage, about the middle size, and of a ruddy aspect. He held an office of trust under the Fitz-Eustace, and, spite of his saucy garrulity, in which he indulged on most occasions, he was faithful, and would have challenged and immolated any one who had dared to question the right ...
— Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) • John Roby

... tumble-down, surrounded the small courtyards, which were covered with sweepings. Here and there could be seen in the rear of the houses, tiny tracts of land with meagre vegetables growing in them. At the low doors, miserable looking women with dark sickly faces, wearing blue caftans and carroty wigs, washed their gray, coarse linen in buckets. The old and bent women sat on the benches, knitting blue or black wool stockings, while young sunburned girls, in dirty dresses and dishevelled hair, milked ...
— An Obscure Apostle - A Dramatic Story • Eliza Orzeszko

... cried the little squirrel. "We will pretend that green is fashionable for ladies with a sort of carroty complexion," and she laughed, and so did Brighteyes, whose nose twinkled just like the diamond in mother's ring, or baby's ...
— Buddy And Brighteyes Pigg - Bed Time Stories • Howard R. Garis

... little nephews of mine, that the boys call Carroty Bill and Brickdust Ben, were here! How these comfortable words ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4, No. 24, Oct. 1859 • Various

... about 1/2 inch in diameter, is yellowish externally, whitish within, and has a slight carroty taste. From it a rosette of finely pinnated leaves is developed, and later the sparsely leaved, channeled, hollow, branching flower stem which rises from 18 to 30 inches and during early summer bears umbels of little ...
— Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses • M. G. Kains

... these may be mentioned the "self-made" man and the innocent who has been abroad. I propose to attack the subject seriously, and to lay before the readers of PUNCHINELLO information which will make their hair (if it be of a carroty hue,) stand on end, and will ...
— Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 16, July 16, 1870 • Various

... candle; so my spirits rose up as if a weight had been taken off them, and I wondered, in my bravery, that a man like me could be afraid of anything. Nobody was there but a touzy, ragged, halflins callant of thirteen, (for I speired his age,) with a desperate dirty face, and long carroty hair, tearing a speldrin with his teeth, which looked long and sharp enough, and throwing the skin and lugs into ...
— The Life of Mansie Wauch - Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself • David Macbeth Moir

... Peyrelongue, a short, thin, carroty young man, with a pronounced nose and prominent cheek-bones, belonged to Tarbes, where his father and mother had lately died, leaving him at the utmost some seven or eight thousand francs a year. Extremely ambitious, he had been unable to find such a wife as he desired in his native ...
— The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete - Lourdes, Rome and Paris • Emile Zola

... the fox. Canis vulpes, there are several species in Canada. The most common is of a carroty red color, Vulpes fulvus. The American cross fox. Canis decussatus, and the black or silver fox. Canis argentatus, are varieties that may have been found there at that period, but are now rarely if ...
— Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, Vol. 1 • Samuel de Champlain



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