yellowing


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yellowing

The development of a yellow color or cast in white or clear coatings after aging.
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Beside the margin a derelict barrel would be turning over and over in the water; a switch of laburnum, with yellowing leaves, would go meandering through the reeds; and a belated gull would flutter up, dive again into the cold depths, rise once more, and disappear into the mist.
Letterblair was a widower, and they dined alone, copiously and slowly, in a dark shabby room hung with yellowing prints of "The Death of Chatham" and "The Coronation of Napoleon.
The hops were yellowing, and to him they had the beauty and the passion which poets in Sicily have found in the purple grape.