iron gray

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noun

a medium shade of gray, like that of freshly broken iron.

Nearby words

  1. iron deficiency anemia,
  2. iron duke,
  3. iron gang,
  4. iron gate,
  5. iron glance,
  6. iron grey,
  7. iron guard,
  8. iron hand,
  9. iron horse,
  10. iron law of wages

Origin of iron gray

before 1000; Middle English iren grei, Old English īsengrǣg

Related formsi·ron-gray, adjective

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Word Origin and History for iron-gray

iron-gray

Old English isengrægum; see iron (n.) + gray. The color of freshly broken cast iron.

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