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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. Du Guesclin eyed her keenly from time to time, and passed his broad brown fingers through his crisp, curly black hair with the air of a man who is perplexed in his mind.
And had they been four lily white Congresswomen whose families had come from France, Germany, Italy and Greece, President Trump would still have been right to condemn them for those comments.
Although Churchill was not lily white, he was the right man, in the right place at the right time and vastly superior to Boris.
And sometimes I think about Boris when I eat a ham sandwich or when I frost a cake in lily white or when I wash Dishes.
I don't think there's a person on this planet who didn't gasp when they saw the blushing bride in her stunning lily white Stella McCartney dress on Saturday.
The 36-year-old Duchess of Sussex had changed from her stunning wedding dress into a bespoke lily white high neck gown made of silk crepe, designed by Stella McCartney.
The 36-year-old Duchess of Sussex had changed from her stunning wedding dress into a a bespoke lily white high neck gown made of silk crepe, designed by Stella McCartney.
Beautiful bride Meghan switched from her stunning elegant, formal pure white wedding gown by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy, to a glamorous lily white halter neck by Stella McCartney for the black tie evening do.
Shivering, sneezes and freezing cold toes Winter this year a challenge to all Counting our steps in case of a fall Buses or metros can come to a halt Slush piles and puddles and plenty of salt Daffodils all covered in lily white snow Searching for light or a warm sunny glow Patience and hope hanging on by a thread Prisoners in our home, as we move swiftly to bed Wagging his tail we just hope it's the last Of the wild winds, snow and rain falling so fast Hoping to see just one small glimpse of the spring Helping us back in the race and doing our thing!
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. The very first track Shekel made with the band stirred a sensation, announcing the rebirth of Israeli hip hop, at the time considered somewhat moribund:
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.
Grant and the 15th Amendment to the Constitution, Theodore Roosevelt justifying the "lily white" Southern delegation to the 1912 Progressive Party convention, Woodrow Wilson justifying segregation in his 1914 administration, Harry S.
My cat, Lily White, likes to sleep in his pelvic bone.
The place does not matter; cypress, laurel, lily white