What does the word mellow mean?

Usage examples for mellow

  1. Sometimes in the evening, later on, when the wheat is nearly ripe, such a shepherd lad will sit under the trees there; and as you pass along the track comes the mellow note of his wooden whistle, from which poor instrument he draws a sweet sound. – Wild Life in a Southern County by Richard Jefferies
  2. The mellow light fell on a tall figure lurking at the angle of the road that led past the Shelley cottage. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. All softened together in the distance to a mellow, ruddy, glowing hue over the whole wood country. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner