Recent Examples of ocher from the Web
Her thick gray hair is twisted around a headband of ocher stone beads, and her wrists are stacked with bracelets.
The living room's cypress walls are painted with an ocher glaze for a soft, aged look.
The faithfully restored three-story hunting lodge has stone walls washed in light-ocher plaster and shutters painted the pale blue characteristic of the region.
The lobby, for starters, is painted an exuberant shade of ocher — and filled with small clusters of paintings, sketches and a large Rococo-style papier-mâché mirror.
For five hours, all that can be seen is an endless expanse of ocher shifting to vermilion, corrugated by ancient crags and pocked with swirling violet salt pan lakes.
In Breil-sur-Roya, an old French-Italian village of ocher houses in the valley by a quiet lake, Mr. Herrou is something of a celebrity.
THOSE '70S SHADES Mustard, ocher, brown, and orange were splashed all over the fall runways.
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Origin and Etymology of ocher
Middle English oker, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French ocre, from Latin ochra, from Greek ōchra, from feminine of ōchros yellow
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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