And surely grey is what is known as 'half-mourning' too, is it not?
They wore thick veils, and Hilda was dressed in a kind of half-mourning.
Irene certainly was peerless in her half-mourning, with her statuesque figure.
The clerk is a matron, and the proprietress a widow in half-mourning.
During the shortest period black should be worn for two months, half-mourning for two months.
And remembering the reference to half-mourning, wondered whether it was expressed in the hound.
Its half-mourning still betokened that she had lost one who was very dear to her, but the black and white was a mockery.
“Very nice of Miss Hutchins to go into half-mourning, Parkinson,” he remarked as they went along.
During the longest period black for three weeks, half-mourning for three weeks.
Nephew or niece—full mourning, one week; half-mourning, one week: total, two weeks.