Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
English citations of burgundy
|ME «||15th c.||16th c.||17th c.||18th c.||19th c.||20th c.||21st c.|
- 1875, Glasgow Medical Journal, v 7, A. Macdougall, p 540:
- The wetted cloths were at first much as usual, but after some hours a purple or burgundy colour was developed.
- 1881, “What Parisians Wear”, in Charles Dickens ed., Household Words: A Weekly Journal, v 1, p 215:
- New colours in gloves are steel and burgundy, while terra-cotta and tuscan are also leading shades.