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CRIMSON, noun [G.] A deep red color; a red tinged with blue; also, a red color in general; as the virgin crimson of modesty.

He made the vail of blue, and purple, and crimson 2 Chronicles 3:14.

CRIMSON, adjective Of a beautiful deep red; as the crimson blush of modesty; a crimson stream of blood.

CRIMSON, verb transitive To dye with crimson; to dye of a deep red color; to make red.

CRIMSON, verb intransitive To become of a deep red color; to be tinged with red; to blush.

Her cheeks crimsoned at the entrance of her lover.