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ash-blond

or ash-blonde

[ash-blond] /ˈæʃˈblɒnd/
adjective
1.
pale, grayish blond:
ash-blond hair.
Origin of ash-blond
1900-1905
1900-05
Related forms
ash blond, ash blonde, noun
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  • He is the darlingest child, with ash-blond hair cut Dutch style.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • Within the car, seen through the snow-mist, was a girl of twenty-two or three, with satiny slim features and ash-blond hair.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • Olive Dunleavy was shinily present, her ash-blond hair in a new coiffure.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • Had Jane told her firmly that she had not seen that comb in that ash-blond hair she might have been hypnotized into agreement.

    The Copy-Cat and Other Stories Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

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