The bake lights came on briefly as he slowed down for the bridge and then the truck disappeared into a cloud of tawny dust.
His complexion is tawny, darker than that of the Chinese, but clearer than that of the Cambodian; his hair is black, coarse and long; his skin is thick; his forehead low; his skull slightly depressed at the top, but well developed at the sides.
It is black, with tawny rings round the eyes, and white cheeks, throat and chest.
The stock pond stared up at her coldly from the tawny pasture like a huge eye, the ice-covered edges surrounding a deep blue iris.
None of the sierras or mountains in Uruguay exceeds (or perhaps even attains) a height of 2000 ft.; but, contrasting in their tawny colour with the grassy undulating plains, they loom high and are often picturesque.
Although new-born fawns are spotted, the adults are in the main uniformly coloured; the general tint of the coat at all seasons being reddish tawny with a more or less marked tendency to grey.
Other Indian cats with a tawny or fulvous type of colouring are probably the more or less modified descendants of the jungle-cat.
The fur has, however, a tawny yellow or reddishgrey ground colour, marked with black spots, aggregated in streaks and blotches, or in elongated rings enclosing areas rather darker than the general ground-colour.
The animal is ` brown,' of a shade from orange or tawny to quite blackish; the tail and feet are ordinarily the darkest, the head lightest, often quite whitish; the ears usually have a whitish rim, while on the throat there is usually a large tawny-yellowish or orange-brown patch, from the chin to the fore legs, sometimes entire, sometimes broken into a number of smaller, irregular blotches, sometimes wanting, sometimes prolonged on the whole under surface, when the animal is bicolor like a stoat in summer.
Figures slim, muscular and bony, action impetuous but of arrested energy, tawny landscape, gritty with littering pebbles, mark the athletic hauteur of his style.
The Cairenes and the inhabitants of Lower Egypt generally have a clear complexion and soft skin of a light yellowisb color; those of Middle Egypt have a tawny skin, and the dwellers in Upper Egypt a deep bronze or brown complexion.
When first born these are clothed with a uniform slaty-grey fur, which in due course gives place to a coat of more tawny hue than the adult livery.
Death, him as a robust man, of middle stature, wide-lipped, and of tawny complexion.
The fur of the dormouse is tawny above and paler beneath, with a white patch on the throat.
Oxen are employed for all field-work; those of the commonest breed are tawny, of great muscular power, very docile, and with horns measuring 5 or 6 ft.
It is of medium size, with long limbs, short tail, and tawny fur spotted with black; the head and body may measure 40 in.
On the other hand, the great tawny draught cattle of Spain seem to indicate mixture with a different stock, the horns having a double curvature, quite different from the simple one of the aurochs type.
From the lower part of a carpel are produced several laterally placed ovules, which become bright red or orange on ripening; the bright fleshy seeds, which in some species are as large as a goose's egg, and the tawny spreading carpels produce a pleasing combination of colour in the midst of the long dark-green fronds, which curve gracefully upwards and outwards from the summit of the columnar stem.
It is distinguishable by its uniform greyishbrown primaries, which want the tawny bars that characterize B.
On leaving the Sea of Galilee the water is quite clear, but it soon assumes a tawny colour from the soft marl which it washes away from its banks and deposits in the Dead Sea.
The general colour of the upper parts and sides of the adult is a tawny yellowish brown, sometimes having a grey or silvery shade, but in some cases dark or inclining to red; and upon these and other differences, which are probably constant locally, a number of sub-species have been named.
The average length is about 40 in., and the general tone of colour tawny mingled with black and white above and whitish below, the tail having a black tip and likewise a dark glandpatch near the root of the upper surface.
His face was well-proportioned, with brown eyes, aquiline nose, thick and red lips, high-coloured cheeks, and prominent chin sparsely covered with a tawny beard.
The sun had baked the sage grass a tawny color in the fields.
They are then allowed to cool and mellow, are stripped and carefully dried in sun and air and remain dyed a rich tawny brown or buff colour.
The rest of the head, the neck, throat and lower parts generally are clothed with lanceolate feathers of a pale tawny colour - sometimes so pale as to be nearly white beneath; while the scapulars, back and wing-coverts generally, are of a glossy greyish-black, most of the feathers having a white shaft and a median tawny line.
In the young of the year the whole head, neck and throat are clothed in dull black, and most of the feathers of the mantle and wing-coverts are broadly tipped and mesially streaked with tawny or lightish-grey.
tawny owls have large eyes, which help them see small animals in the darkness.
The stream is heavily charged with sediment, and from that circumstance got its ancient epithet of flavus (tawny).
Around the shore we found Tawny Pipit and Rufous-tailed Lark as well as a quite confiding Southern Gray Shrike.
The original surface underneath was in beautiful condition, a rich tawny peach color with a fair amount of original gilding evident.
A small pool alongside the road had three Plain-backed pipits strutting around, their jizz reminding me of Tawny Pipit.
tawny pipit: after the first birds at Paphos on 27th, this bird seemed to be a common, but unobtrusive, migrant.
shabby coat of tawny hair.
No, you may not have a glass of my 20 year old tawny.
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It was no doubt a nickname given to the family on account of their red or tawny beards (Lat.
It was clear that under the layer of mud and dung lay a rather shabby coat of tawny hair.
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Finally, to round things off with a bit of a flourish, how about a tawny port.
The plain is a general sunburned tawny color, the rock of the mountains is painted by distance to a lovely color like lavender.
For your lips, try shades of russet, deep apricot or even tawny browns.
Spitting hockers ranging from off-white to yellow, to tawny, to brown and green, orange and red and the occasional black hocker.
Tawny Kitaen, who once rose to fame as the girl in the Whitesnake videos, has had her share of ups and downs over the years.
Tawny Kitaen had a leading role in the 1984 comedy film Bachelor Party, opposite Tom Hanks, but she will likely be most remembered for her music video appearances.
Tawny Kitaen seemed to make a small comeback when she guest-starred on an episode of Seinfeld and hosted the show America's Funniest People in the early nineties.
Tawny Kitaen - 1980's music video girl and Surreal Life participant has battled addictions to cocaine, prescription drugs and has been arrested a couple of times for spousal battery.
Phillips joins other 80's entertainers like Tawny Kitaen and Robert Downey Jr. (though he's made a comeback) who have been arrested for the same crime.
Rhododendron Lanatum - The young branches, both surfaces of the leaves, and the petioles are covered with a dull white or tawny tomentum; the sulphur-yellow flowers are 2 inches across.
Vintage ports are typically tawny in color, and have warm flavors of toffee and chocolate.
Often tawny Ports, the blending of juice multiple vintages leads to consistent flavor.
Tawny port is usually aged through a solera, resulting in golden colored wines with light sweetness and warm flavors.
If you are serving it with dessert, try a vintage or tawny Port with something chocolate, which is another classic pairing.
Try ordering a glass of tawny Port after dinner.
Tawny: Tawny Ports spend more time aging in oak casks, so they wind up with toasty, toffee-like flavors and a dark, amber color.
While not as sweet as Ruby or Tawny Port, they are richer with flavors of caramel.
Tawny Port - This classic dessert wine pairs well with many Thanksgiving desserts such as pumpkin pie.
Select wines with warm toffee flavors like tawny Port or an Australian sticky.
Some port types, such as tawny port, are aged in wooden barrels, while others are aged in glass bottles.
The most common port found in stores throughout the United States is Tawny port.
Tawny port must age at least two years in the barrel before it is placed in glass bottles.
It's made in a similar manner to traditional tawny port, but fermented using the process of a rose wine, which gives it a pink color.
Most wine grapes are red, purple or yellow/green while pinot gris grapes are tawny brown.
Alice favors the more dramatic makeup, darker gray and deep blue near the eye with just a touch of under eyeliner to emphasize her tawny, golden eyes.
Tawny Kitaen Breaks Down - The finale of season six left us all wondering what exactly was wrong with Tawny Kitaen.
Tawny Kitaen is a former model and actor who also appeared on the reality show The Surreal Life.
Gwen DeMarco (Sigourney Weaver) resents the bimbo aspects of her character Lt. Tawny Madison.
A red-black soil known as " mulatto " or tawny is perhaps the best fitted for general cultivation.
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