puce


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puce

a. a colour varying from deep red to dark purplish-brown
b. (as adjective): a puce carpet
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Huang Xinhua, un cadre appartenant a la societe qui fabrique la puce, Shanghai Boxing Gene Chip Corporation, a declare a l'agence de presse Xinhua que cette puce pouvait deceler des graines de soja, du mais, du coton, des graines de colza ainsi que d'autres produits.
With Tyneside waiting breathlessly for news of their heroes, and me a lovely shade of puce because of my panic attacks, I managed after two hours to get a line to Tyne Tees Television who then phoned my stuff on to the Chron offices.
Another horse with possible Cheltenham aspirations is the Nicky Henderson-trained mare Perle de Puce.
Venetia Williams sent out her first winner of the year as De Blanc held off favourite Perle de Puce to land the spoils at Towcester.
Although Perle de Puce made inroads into the lead De Blanc's jockey Sam Thomas had kept something up his sleeve and stoked the winner up again to score by four lengths.
After a successful debut over jumps at Naas in November, Lingo was beaten by Perle De Puce at Ascot.
The gay bar, for instance, utilizes a very specific palette of puce green and a very intense magenta that's very unnerving and strange.
Accompanied by a full orchestra against a starry backdrop (but a hazy Los Angeles sky), Mitchell in a sweeping puce dress took the stage and launched into ``You're My Thrill.
The anthology, originally entitled La Puce de Madame Des-Roches, records a literary contest in the form of epigrams improvised on a limited but stimulating - indeed, a piquant - topic: a flea that Pasquier claimed to have seen on Catherine Des Roches's breast.
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It's the only explanation I can offer as to why I turned puce with fury on hearing that the Education Secretary Michael Gove is being praised for choosing a state secondary school for his eldest daughter.
Suffice to say, my big 2013 prediction, book-wise, will be 50 Shades of Fast-induced Puce.