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Perhaps good for a two-fer. Here we have the idea of color and the mate to cry, with different roots.
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There is the British expression "hue and cry" which seems to be also a formal legal expression as in "raise the hue and cry." i take it to mean sound the alarm vocally by shouting. What say you Britishers in the crowd?
"Hue and cry" was once a legal requirement in England. If something criminal was afoot, the good citizens were to "make hue and cry" in order to capture the miscreant.
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