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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. 2018.
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  • "The silver gray and the pearls, please," she said, after a moment or two of consideration.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice
  • She was still in her place, a smiling study in wistaria and silver gray.

    Sunny Slopes

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


    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • In the east the terraces were silver and silver gray, and the light there was softer.

    The Forest of Swords Joseph A. Altsheler
  • It looked as though the bowl had been filled with a silver gray mist and then turned bottom side up.

  • The railings and uprights of the porch were strips of jet against a world swimming in blue and silver gray.

    The Portal of Dreams Charles Neville Buck
  • But the silver gray has many peculiarities which make its domestication exceedingly difficult, practically impossible, in fact.

    Fox Trapping A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
  • "This silver gray is one of the prettiest of the new wraps," she glibly advertised her wares.

    Winnie Childs C. N. Williamson
  • It may be that he saw that silver gray somewhere along this trail.

  • 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

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