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brown in Colours topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbrownbrown1 /braʊn/ ●●● S2 W2 adjective  1 CChaving the colour of earth, wood, or coffee dark brown hair2 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKINGhaving skin that has been turned brown by the sun He’d been on vacation and looked very brown. He was as brown as a berry after two weeks in the sun.COLLOCATIONStypes of brownlight/pale browna light brown jacketdark/deep browndark brown eyeswarm browna warm brown shaderich browna rich brown colourreddish brownThe earth was reddish brown.golden brownCook until the cheese is golden brown.rusty brown (=an orange-brown colour)It was autumn and the leaves were already rusty brown.muddy brownthe muddy brown water of the riverchestnut brown (=a red-brown colour)a beautiful chestnut brown horsechocolate brownHe was wearing a chocolate brown pullover.
Examples from the Corpus
brownHe left and came back with a brown bag that he threw the bundles into.Riker flew to the lone hill covered with tall brown grass and a few small trees.Tall and thin, with dark brown hair, and blue eyes, he was an engineer.His thick brown hair fell down the sides of his face.Her skin gets really brown in the summer.There were angry feelings on her part because we weren't brown like her.The floor combined brown linoleum with brown and black tile.Dim lights shone in brown parlour windows and there was a trail of yellow in the purpling sky behind the chimneys.a brown shirt