blaze orange

noun

Definition of blaze orange

: a very bright orange used in clothing especially by hunters for visibility

Examples of blaze orange in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also remember that fall is hunting season in Wisconsin, so wear blaze orange or bright colors. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "These Ice Age Trail segments in southeastern Wisconsin are great for fall hikes," 24 Sep. 2020 The prized but rarely seen fish has a blaze orange stripe and is known for its salmon-like reddish meat and fighting ability. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "Sutro Baths, more parks reopen around Bay Area today," 15 June 2020 Remember that in many states, squirrel hunters are required to wear hats, vests or coats displaying blaze orange. Colin Moore, Outdoor Life, "Hunting With Dogs is the Best Way to Bag Late-Winter Squirrels," 15 Jan. 2020 Fish and Game teams will wear blaze orange vests or jackets in safety-yellow, and drive department trucks, to identify themselves. Dan Joling, Anchorage Daily News, "Wildlife officials prepare for Anchorage moose survey with help from citizens," 20 Feb. 2020 The full-size blaze orange handle will be easy to hang on to even with wet slippery hands and has a reflective strip on the side to quickly locate it in the dark. Matt Foster, Outdoor Life, "The Best Knives of SHOT Show 2020," 31 Jan. 2020 More information, such as whether the two were wearing blaze orange safety gear, will not be provided until the investigation is complete, department spokesman David Lucas tells the AP. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "South Carolina man, 9-year-old daughter killed in hunting accident," 3 Jan. 2020 More information, such as whether the two were wearing blaze orange safety gear, will not be provided until the investigation is complete, department spokesman David Lucas said. Washington Post, "Father, daughter killed in South Carolina hunting accident," 2 Jan. 2020 Sitka’s Ballistic Beanie will provide warmth and breathability along with blaze orange. Christine Peterson, Outdoor Life, "10 Gifts That Will Help a Newbie Get into Hunting," 13 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of blaze orange

1958, in the meaning defined above

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1 Oct 2020

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“Blaze orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blaze%20orange. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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