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steel blue

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noun
  1. dark bluish gray.
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Origin of steel blue

First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for steel blue

Historical Examples

  • But it was the steady look in the steel-blue eyes which told him most.

    The Night Riders

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • The moon, a white, cold patch, lay against the steel-blue sky.

    The Gaunt Gray Wolf

    Dillon Wallace

  • "This is the examination room," his Steel-Blue said, almost contemptuously.

    Acid Bath

    Vaseleos Garson

  • One of Steel-Blue's tentacles broke off and fell to the rocky sward.

    Acid Bath

    Vaseleos Garson

  • Steel-Blue had cut a swath around him 15 feet deep and five feet wide.

    Acid Bath

    Vaseleos Garson


British Dictionary definitions for steel blue

steel blue

noun
    1. a dark bluish-grey colour
    2. (as adjective)steel-blue eyes
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