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pearl gray

  1. a very pale bluish gray.
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Origin of pearl gray

First recorded in 1790–1800
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of pearl gray

  • My days slip by like pearl-gray beads on a rosary, Michael Daragh.

    Jane Journeys On

    Ruth Comfort Mitchell

  • She could see his face distinctly, silhouetted on the pearl-gray wall.

    Satan Sanderson

    Hallie Erminie Rives

  • He wore a checked suit and a pearl-gray hat with a broad brim.

    A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.

    Rutherford G. Montgomery

  • And the letter concluded with a postscript: "Pearl-gray gloves."

  • "A pearl-gray glove, nearly new," sighed Octavia, mournfully.


    O. Henry