adjective, ashier, ashiest.
ash-colored; pale; wan: an ashy complexion.
of or resembling ashes: an ashy residue.
sprinkled or covered with ashes.

1350–1400; Middle English asshy. See ash1, -y1 Unabridged
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ashy (ˈæʃɪ)
adj , ashier, ashiest
1.  of a pale greyish colour; ashen
2.  consisting of, covered with, or resembling ash

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Example sentences
With the color of red clay predominating, the new paintings are surprisingly warm compared with his older, ashy gray works.
Bark ashy gray, with shallow grooves and short, flaky ridges.
The shell's outer surface is usually eroded, giving the shell a chalky or ashy white appearance.
Red-brown to ashy gray, divided into irregular flat ridges and fissures.
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