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lily-white

1. Pure white in color. The locals were absolutely fascinated with our lily-white skin.
2. Strait-laced; totally honest. You're being naïve if you think the top business people are lily white.
3. Consisting solely or primarily of white people. He'd always lived in lily-white towns, so felt a bit out of place when he moved to a city with a large black community.
References in classic literature ?
Alleyne, glancing at her, noted that her breath came quick and short, and that her cheeks had blanched to a lily white.
The third, Ravid Plotnik, was a chubby orphaned kid from Petach Tikva who got his stage name, Nechi Nech, from the Amhari word that best described his look: lily white.
We have the Lily White Boys, a solar-based group of allegedly superhuman disciples found across northern England, and we have more terrifying sects that very little is known about.
Best of all, the tans sported by roofers and builders who work in T shirt and long shorts and, when they strip on holiday, have lily white thighs and torso.
My cat, Lily White, likes to sleep in his pelvic bone.
The place does not matter; cypress, laurel, lily white
Though she sometimes gets mired in the minutiae, she aptly captures a town's struggle to reconcile its lily white past with its increasingly diverse present.
The 'Enchanting' cotton bed linen collection will feature simple but exquisite designs, mainly in calming colours such as lily white and light sand.
A Suzanne Neville A-line co dBwal orseted silk taffeta full skirt ress bought from Lily White ridal in Jesmond.
I completely forgot to put sunscreen on the first day and, after about eight hours outside, my lily white skin had turned tomato red.
Walsh had an armchair ride on board 3/10 favourite Lily white dancer in Navan's opener, the Kilberry Maiden Hurdle, scooting home a comfortable winner from Porticcio.
The only guy that is lily white was nailed to a cross.
Lily white dancer and Bring On Rocket were both fallers last time but they will be hard to beat in their respective maiden hurdles.
However, an informed source within the council's press office confirms that she is not always so lily white.
According to a Pantone New York Fashion Week survey, the hottest colors for the season are sky blue, lily green, violet, French vanilla, orange accents, sun-baked red, citron yellow, lily white, flamingo pink, turquoise and tobacco, earth colors (especially shades of brown), and luscious lilac.