What does the word ivory mean?

Usage examples for ivory

  1. A white row of ivory showed between his black beard and mustache. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  2. If one of the Briefites were to step upon the shores of our rugged Earth and see the cotton or wool and leather that lies around our feet, it would appear to him as the most ridiculous thing imaginable, and no doubt his shapely feet of ivory cast would be of more than passing interest to us. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  3. And he was seized with an insane desire to kiss the white flesh, pale as ivory against her red hair. – Jonah by Louis Stone