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Colour-blindness

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Incapacity of discerning one colour from another. The term was introduced by Sir David Brewster. It is of three sorts: (1) inability to discern any colours, so that everything is either black or white, shade or light; (2) inability to distinguish between primary colours, as red, blue, and yellow; or secondary colours, as green, purple, and orange; and (3) inability to distinguish between such composite colours as browns, greys, and neutral tints. Except in this one respect, the colour-blind may have excellent vision.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Colossus or Colossos (Latin, Colossus)
Colour
Colour, Colours
Colours
Colours for Church Decoration
Colours of the University Boats, etc
Colours
Colours
Colours
Colours Nailed to the Mast (With our), à outrance
Colour-blindness
Colour Sergeant
Colour (verb)
Coloured Frontispiece by Phiz (A)
Colporteur
Colt (A)
Colt (A)
Colt (To)
Colt-pixy (A)
Colt’s Revolver
Colt’s-tooth

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Colour-blindness