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silver gray

a light brownish-gray.
Origin of silver gray
First recorded in 1600-10
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silver-gray, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The country houses loomed white against the silver gray masses of the olive groves.

    The Blood of the Arena Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • She was still in her place, a smiling study in wistaria and silver gray.

    Sunny Slopes Ethel Hueston
  • It was said that his "red recurred like a joyful trumpet blast among the silver gray harmonies of his paintings."

  • In the east the terraces were silver and silver gray, and the light there was softer.

    The Forest of Swords Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The printing is done with a silver gray color of firm varnish, fine crayon and a very little lampblack.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • It looked as though the bowl had been filled with a silver gray mist and then turned bottom side up.

  • Mrs. Middleton, standing also with Claudia, wore a robe of silver gray.

    Ishmael Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • She was dressed, as usual, in silver gray; but the texture of her dress was the richest satin, shaded by blonde.

    Ernest Linwood Caroline Lee Hentz
  • But the silver gray has many peculiarities which make its domestication exceedingly difficult, practically impossible, in fact.

    Fox Trapping A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
  • It is a pretty sight to see a black or silver gray fox jumping in a trap on the pure white snow.

    Canadian Wilds Martin Hunter

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