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pearl gray

noun
1.
a very pale bluish gray.
Origin of pearl gray
1790-1800
1790-1800
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  • This beautiful starfish, with its pearl gray shades, is a deeper water form than the others.

  • She was in pearl gray, no powder, no mustache, slim as a reed.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Dainty designs in delicate colorings on pearl gray stationery.

    Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad Edith Van Dyne
  • Their figures could be seen against the pearl gray of the sky.

    Dick Merriwell Abroad Burt L. Standish
  • “His clothes were a pearl gray,” said the girl at the stitching-machine, reverting to the original subject.

    The Portion of Labor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • And he hesitated savagely between a pearl gray and a black cravat.

    His Family Ernest Poole
  • It is a pleasant sight to see a dozen of these pearl gray creatures turning and wheeling, as free and easy as the wind.

  • She could remember even the pearl gray tie that Jack wore, and the way Norman's hair curled in little rings around his forehead.

    Mary Ware's Promised Land Annie Fellows Johnston
  • The white variety is very well known; there is besides the streaked, the black with a white head, and the pearl gray.

  • The vest was white, and the trousers a pearl gray, with what tailors style "a handsome fall over the boot."

    My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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