sapphire

Part of speech: noun

A hard, transparent gem; usually blue.

Part of speech: noun

Deep pure blue.

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Usage examples "sapphire":

  1. Eleanor had been rather flattered by the tribute until the unlucky bard had been forced by the exigencies of his rhyme to say that she had " eyes of sapphire." - "Comrade Yetta", Albert Edwards.
  2. I measured it with your sapphire ring. - "A Duet", A. Conan Doyle.
  3. You'll never get the sapphire! - "The Cry at Midnight", Mildred A. Wirt.