drab

Part of speech: noun

A low woman.

Part of speech: noun

A yellowish gray color.

Part of speech: noun

A slattern; lewd woman.

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Usage examples "drab":

  1. It has hitherto been usual to paint the under part of the carriage white or drab, relieved by the same colour as the body, but in the present case the whole vehicle has been painted a dark green, the family colour of the Lord Mayor elect, relieved by large lines of gold upon the body, and gold and red upon the under carriage. - "Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb", W. R. Roe.
  2. 2. Light Blue,- inside of Snipe's wing,- body light Drab silk,- tail and legs grizzled hackle. - "The Teesdale Angler", R Lakeland.
  3. A drab of a housekeeper? - "Jezebel's Daughter", Wilkie Collins.