ewage

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ewage, from Latin aquāticus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ewage

  1. A precious stone the colour of seawater.
    • c. 1385, William Langland, Piers Plowman, II:
      And diamantz of derrest pris · and double manere safferes / Orientales and ewages · enuenymes to destroye.

Adjective[edit]

ewage

  1. The colour of seawater; sea blue.

References[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak      broun, tawne
             claret              red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene                           plunket ; ewage
             asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers              violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aquāticus; equivalent to ewe +‎ -age.

Noun[edit]

ewage m (oblique plural ewages, nominative singular ewages, nominative plural ewage)

  1. waterway; channel