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silver gray

a light brownish-gray.
Origin of silver gray
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silver-gray, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Long inner feathers of the wing striped lengthwise with velvet-black and silver-gray.

    Citizen Bird Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
  • Behind him were three men in the silver-gray police uniforms.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
  • A squatter's old log-house stood by the green roadside; the wood of the roof and walls was weathered and silver-gray.

    The Mormon Prophet Lily Dougall
  • The general color of the trunk at a distance is silver-gray.

    The Genus Pinus George Russell Shaw
  • A gilt surface, a silver-gray tone, or a highly polished golden oak are possible blunders.

  • At last he fell upon a silver-gray silk, of superlative quality.

    A Simpleton Charles Reade
  • That white lace tea-gown with the silver-gray train is very nice; but you ought not to be in half mourning now.

  • Then it grew instantly into a tree covered with silver-gray leaves.

    Classic Myths Mary Catherine Judd
  • In the lead was a cloaked and hooded figure, so muffled in its covering of silver-gray that Ross had no idea of the form beneath.

    Key Out of Time Andre Alice Norton
  • She had a little spaniel in her arms and a silver-gray motorcar was awaiting her.

    Old Mole Gilbert Cannan

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