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pearl gray

a very pale bluish gray.
Origin of pearl gray
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • She could see his face distinctly, silhouetted on the pearl-gray wall.

    Satan Sanderson Hallie Erminie Rives
  • He wore a checked suit and a pearl-gray hat with a broad brim.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • And the letter concluded with a postscript: "pearl-gray gloves."

    That Unfortunate Marriage, Vol. 2(of 3) Frances Eleanor Trollope
  • The young ones are covered with pearl-gray wool, soft and almost downy, like gigantic goslings with four legs.

  • The harbour and the gulf and the low-lying shore fields had been dim with pearl-gray mists.

    Rainbow Valley Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The sun bursts through the pearl-gray clouds, and glows in golden ponds on the dense verdure of 103 grass and trees.

    An American at Oxford John Corbin
  • My days slip by like pearl-gray beads on a rosary, Michael Daragh.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Mr. Wright sent over to that mart whereof he was proprietor, and presently a pearl-gray sombrero appeared.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Corselet, pearl-gray, with five rows of fine black dots, which are the roots of stiff bristles pointing backwards.

    Insect Adventures J. Henri Fabre
  • The narrow, long fingers were pearl-gray, tipped with whitish-pink claws that curved out over the tips.

    The Colors of Space Marion Zimmer Bradley

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