Whiteness Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Whiteness

  1. ermine winter stoat; said to die if whiteness is soiled. [Art: Hall, 115]
  2. Moby Dick white whale pursued relentlessly by Captain Ahab; “It was the whiteness of the whale that above all things appalled me.” [Am. Lit.: Moby Dick]
  3. pale horse ridden by Death. [N. T.: Revelation 6:8]
  4. Silver flashing white steed of the Lone Ranger. [Radio: Buxton, 143–144]
  5. white belt of wampum giving one was giving the deepest pledge of honor. [Am. Indian Trad.: Misc.]
  6. white forked flame holiest flame on the altar. [Persian Folklore: Misc.]
  7. White Steed of the Prairies charger who led the wild horses before the West was tamed. [Am. Indian Legend: Misc.]
  8. white stone marked a joyful day. [Rom. Trad.: Misc.]