Hue \Hue\, n. [OE. hew, heow, color, shape, form, AS. hiw, heow; akin to Sw. hy skin, complexion, Goth. hiwi form, appearance.] 1. Color or shade of color; tint; dye. ``Flowers of all hue.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster] Hues of the rich unfolding morn. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 2. (Painting) A predominant shade in a composition of primary colors; a primary color modified by combination with others. [1913 Webster]