- pale gray resembling the color of ashes.
Origin of ash gray
First recorded in 1790–1800
Also called ash color.
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Examples from the Web for ash gray
His hair is flaxen, falling into the ash-gray or darker; fine copious flowing hair, while he wore it natural.
An ash-gray powder, freely soluble in acids, forming the ordinary salts of nickel.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Trees or shrubs three to ten feet high, with ash-gray bark and branchlets occasionally spinescent.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits
Mary Elizabeth Parsons
It is thirty-five inches long; upper parts ash-brown and ash-gray; under parts white.Sheep, Swine, and Poultry
Soft steel and cast iron will have the appearance of an ash-gray tint; tempered steels will be black; and pudp.Practical Mechanics for Boys
J. S. Zerbe