Webster 1913 Edition
Having color; tinged; dyed; painted; stained.
The lime rod,
coloredas the glede.
coloredrainbow arched wide.
Specious; plausible; adorned so as to appear well;
as, a highly.
Sir G. C. Lewis.
coloredcrime with craft to cloke.
Of some other color than black or white.
Of some other color than white; having a skin color darker than that of caucasian people; mostly applied to negroes or persons having negro blood;
as, a. Opposite of
Syn. – coloured, dark-skinned.
Of some other color than green.
Colored, meaning, as applied to foliage, of some other color than green.
☞ In botany, green is not regarded as a color, but white is.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Having the external appearance changed; dyed; tinged; painted stained.
2.Streaked; striped; having a diversity of hues.
3.Having a specious appearance.
Colored people, black people, Africans or their descendants, mixed or unmixed.