having the color of red and blue mixed together
(in former times) dark red or purple garments as worn only by people of high rank
"he was born to the purple"
"a writer of empurpled literature"
"many purple passages"
"an over-embellished story of the fish that got away"
"golden age of imperial splendor"
"treated with royal acclaim"
"the royal carriage of a stag's head"
The purple mulberries have a better flavour.
出自： S. Bellow
The Bishop's face became as purple as his vest.
出自： P. Carey