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pearl gray

a very pale bluish gray.
Origin of pearl gray
First recorded in 1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She was in pearl gray, no powder, no mustache, slim as a reed.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • Moreover the crown and nape are white instead of pearl gray.

  • Their figures could be seen against the pearl gray of the sky.

    Dick Merriwell Abroad

    Burt L. Standish
  • And he hesitated savagely between a pearl gray and a black cravat.

    His Family Ernest Poole
  • 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
  • Again she met his words with the resigned, hopeless movement of her pretty head in its pearl gray bonnet.

    The Ancient Law Ellen Glasgow
  • 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
  • She came in at the word, her head and shoulders wreathed in a pearl gray shining veil, her soft long robe held up.

    The Crux Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • That coat was a frock, but it was unbuttoned, displaying a pearl gray vest and trousers of the same shade.

    The Girls of Hillcrest Farm

    Amy Bell Marlowe
  • Miss Sallie was resplendent in a pearl gray broadcloth and a hat of violet orchids.

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