Origin of ashen1
Origin of ashen2
Examples from the Web for ashen
They forecast an endless and ashen winter for the country that began as a brilliant idea.Richard Hofstadter and America’s New Wave of Anti-Intellectualism|David Masciotra|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jerry Sandusky was alert but ashen as he stood at the defense table to hear his fate.
When the ashen Silda Spitzer appeared with her husband Eliot, it was the last straw.
Lightbody sprang up, as out of the ashen cloak of age the young Faust springs forth.Murder in Any Degree|Owen Johnson
And that man was trying to cut off her head with an ashen oar.The Phantom Violin|Roy J. Snell
Ruth lifted an ashen face, and saw Lady Margot looking down upon her with tender, liquid eyes.The Fortunes of the Farrells|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Upon the ashen face of her husband, the stricken woman read all.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14|Elbert Hubbard
But it was HER face that was now ashen and agitated, and we could see that her hands were trembling.