Associations to the word «Azure»


AZURE, noun. (tincture) A blue colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.
AZURE, noun. The clear blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this colour.
AZURE, noun. (poetic) The unclouded sky; the blue vault above.
AZURE, noun. Lapis lazuli.
AZURE, adjective. Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
AZURE, adjective. (tincture) In blazon, of the colour blue.
AZURE, verb. (transitive) To colour blue.

Dictionary definition

AZURE, noun. A light shade of blue.
AZURE, verb. Color azure; "Morning azured the village".
AZURE, adjective. Of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky; "October's bright blue weather".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats