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  • Having a particular color or kind of color
         
  • The room was colored red, with a dark-colored rug.
  • Having prominent colors; colorful
         
  • The singer wore a colored shirt.
  • Influenced pervasively but subtly
         
  • My opinions are colored by my upbringing.
  • (older usage, potentially offensive) Skin color being other than the white, Anglo-Saxon race, particularly as an African American, or black person.
         
  • Being of an older generation, they considered themselves "colored ladies"
  • (potentially offensive) In the context of apartheid, neither "black" nor "white"
  • past tense of color
  • past participle of color
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Col"ored (?), a. 1. Having color; tinged; dyed; painted; stained.

The lime rod, colored as the glede.
Chaucer.

The colored rainbow arched wide.
Spenser.

2. Specious; plausible; adorned so as to appear well; as, a highly colored description. Sir G. C. Lewis.

His colored crime with craft to cloke.
Spenser.

3. Of some other color than black or white.

4. (Ethnol.) Of some other color than white; specifically applied to negroes or persons having negro blood; as, a colored man; the colored people.

5. (Bot.) Of some other color than green.

Colored, meaning, as applied to foliage, of some other color than green.
Gray.

&fist; In botany, green is not regarded as a color, but white is. Wood.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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