colours (n.) Old form(s): collours
emblems, badges
1H4 V.iv.26[Douglas to King Henry] I am the Douglas, fatal to all those / That wear those colours on them
1H6 III.iv.29[Vernon to Basset] you ... / Disgracing of these colours that I wear
2H6 IV.i.97[Lieutenant to Suffolk, of the house of York] whose hopeful colours / Advance our half-faced sun
E3 IV.iv.28[Audley to Prince Edward, of the French] their device of antique heraldry, / Quartered in colours
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