• synonyms

iron grey

    1. a neutral or dark grey colour
    2. (as adjective)iron-grey hair
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Historical Examples of iron grey

  • His hair was iron-grey, his face hard and of the colour of pump-leather.

    The Nigger Of The "Narcissus"

    Joseph Conrad

  • He stopped a moment and swept the iron-grey locks back from his face.

    Dwellers in the Hills

    Melville Davisson Post

  • "Ah, but you have not seen England," said a lady with iron-grey hair.

    Actions and Reactions

    Rudyard Kipling

  • Petersen shrugged and rubbed his hands against his iron-grey temples.

    The Judas Valley

    Gerald Vance

  • Mr. Best started me on his own horse—a fine hunter, iron-grey.