kelly green
noun Usage: often capitalized K Etymology: from the common Irish name Kelly; from the association of Ireland with the color green Date: circa 1927 a strong yellowish green

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  • kelly green — noun see kelly V * * * a strong yellow green. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * kelly green, a bright, vivid green …   Useful english dictionary

  • kelly-green — See kelly green. * * * …   Universalium

  • kelly green — kel′ly green′ [[t]ˈkɛl i[/t]] n. a strong yellow green • Etymology: 1935–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • kelly green — a strong yellow green. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • bright kelly green — noun Usage: often capitalized K : a variable color averaging a strong yellowish green that is greener and deeper than Cyprus green and greener, lighter, and stronger than emerald (sense 2b) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Kelly — common Irish surname, from O.Ir. ceallach war. As a type of pool played with 15 balls, it is attested from 1898. Kelly green first recorded 1917 …   Etymology dictionary

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