(America) in football matches, boating, etc.
Bismarck brown and purple. Alleghany, cadet blue and old
gold. Amherst, white and purple.
scarlet and white. Bowdoin, white.
brown and white.
orange and blue. California, blue and gold. C.C.N.Y.,
lavender. Colby, silver grey. Columbia, blue and white.
Cornell, cornelian and white. Dartmouth, dark green.
Dickinson, red and white. Hamilton, rose pink. Harvard,
orange and purple. Kenyon, mauve.
Lafayette, white and maroon. Madison, orange and
maroon. Michigan, blue and maize. New York University,
Ohio University, blue.
orange and black. Rensselaer Polytechnic, cherry.
Rochester, blue and grey. Rutgers, scarlet.
blue and pink. Trinity, white and green. Tufts, blue
and brown. Union, garnet.
University of North Carolina, white and blue. of South
Carolina, red and blue.
of Pennsylvania, blue and red.
of the South, red and blue.
of Vermont, old gold and green.
of Virginia, cardinal and grey.
pink and grey.
cardinal and black. Williams, royal purple. Wooster,
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894