Glossary beginning with C

Primarily intended to facilitate synonym searching on colors. (Search for blue and find citations including "indigo", "watchet" and "sky color"; search for brown, and find citations including "fillemot" and "tristemin", etc.)

chestnut colorsearch for term

a reddish brown, the color of chestnuts

Synonyms: chesen coler
creamsearch for term
carnationsearch for term

A pink color. In 1662, it was described as the color of raw flesh.

Synonyms: carnacyon, carnatione, carnasion, carnation, carnacon, carnacion
clay-colorsearch for term

A deep grey

Synonyms: clay colour, claie color
cloudy coloredsearch for term

A light grey

Synonyms: clowdye colored, clodie colour, clowdie colored, clowdie color, clowdye color
crane colorsearch for term

The colour of the common crane, ashy-grey, according to A new english dictionary on common principles, 1893

Synonyms: crane colour, crane colorid
Coleur du Roisearch for term

"The King's Color", a purple shade achieved with woad and scarlet dye.
"du bleu & du rouge d'ecarlate de france se fair la couleur du Roi, l'amaranthe, la couleur de pensee, le violet. "--Dictionnaire Universel Francois Et Latin, 1660

Synonyms: deroy culourit, Couller De Roy, roy coullerd
crimsonsearch for term
Synonyms: crimisen, crimeson, crimsin, crammosin, crymsyne, crimisin, crimisine, crymsyn, crymson, crymsn, crymsin, crymsen, cromsen, crymsenn, crimsonn, crimson, cremisine, cremosinge, cremising, cremeson, crimsine, crimsen, crymeson, crimsyn, crimison, cremyson, Crymesyn, crymeson, Crimesyn, cremesin, cramesie, cramesen, cremosynge, crammosie, crymesen, cramosin, cramoisy, cremosyng