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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A smoky yellow or brown quartz.

Usage examples (37)
  • The cairngorm brooch he had given her for her birthday was there.
  • Alice drew Hamish aside and showed him a silver and cairngorm ring she was wearing on a string around her neck.
  • For ten long minutes they stood talking, driving poor Gimblet to the desperate expedient of entering the shop and demanding a closer acquaintance with the cairngorm.
  • The feet of the various species of grouse and owls are capped with silver or gold (in which is set a cairngorm), the toes tipped, or the tarsus banded with silver or... for more
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