What does the word topaz mean?

Usage examples for topaz

  1. " His name is Topaz! – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. When at last she admitted Minna the latter saw at once the ravages of inward fever; Seraphita's voice was hollow, her skin pallid; hitherto a poet might have compared her lustre to that of diamonds,- now it was that of a topaz. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  3. A chorus of welcome arose from a strange company of creatures, caged and free: finches, linnets, a parrot, a raven which sidled up at once to have its head scratched, pigeons strutting and cooing on the window- ledge, and a large cat of a slaty- blue color with solemn, topaz eyes, which took no more note of Zipero than if he had been a dog of stone. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey