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iron gray

noun
1.
a medium shade of gray, like that of freshly broken iron.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English iren grei, Old English īsengrǣg
Related forms
iron-gray, adjective
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Examples for iron gray
  • The elemental forms of rare earths are iron gray to silvery lustrous metals and are typically soft, malleable, and ductile.
  • Be neath the slouch hat which he wore his iron gray hair stuck out thin and straight.

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