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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ewage, from Latin aquāticus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ewage

  1. A precious stone the colour of seawater.
    • c. 1385, William Langland, Piers Plowman, II:
      And diamantz of derrest pris · and double manere safferes / Orientales and ewages · enuenymes to destroye.

AdjectiveEdit

ewage

  1. The colour of seawater; sea blue.

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre ; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket ; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel              claret

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aquāticus; equivalent to ewe +‎ -age.

NounEdit

ewage m (oblique plural ewages, nominative singular ewages, nominative plural ewage)

  1. waterway; channel