iron gray


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

Origin of iron gray

1
before 1000; Middle English iren grei,Old English īsengrǣg

Other words from iron gray

  • iron-gray, adjective

Words Nearby iron gray

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How to use iron gray in a sentence

  • The speaker looked up to meet the gaze of an iron-gray man with a harsh, sallow face.

    Average Jones | Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • And, since he was her betrothed, one or two iron-gray hairs in the man's head had turned white, and lines deepened in his face.

  • Right behind him was a tall, spare feller, with black eyes and straight iron-gray hair.

    Danny's Own Story | Don Marquis
  • He had high cheek bones and iron-gray hair which he wore rather long, and very black eyes.

    Danny's Own Story | Don Marquis
  • His long iron-gray hair fluttered in the wind, and his face seemed like a wizard's, penetrating but unearthly.

    Duffels | Edward Eggleston