from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. pale gray; ash-colored.
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- adj. of a light grey
- n. a light shade of grey
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She'd been talking about it for days, the babies so soft, so sweet and innocent, covered in ash-gray down.
I wondered if her fuzzy ash-gray hair with an unnatural lavender tint would dissolve in rain like the cotton candy being sold on the corner.
Bhavani Puri, a bridal-wear designer, wore an ash-gray hooded sweat shirt painted with sadhus, or Hindu holy men, as she described her views on the intersection of religion, fashion and Indian culture.
The sparse ash-gray straight hair that grew back was embarrassing.
One time my mother had filled a bathtub with bits and pieces of the ocean: a collage of ash-gray barnacles lined up like toy soldiers, a small flock of ghost crabs that hoisted themselves across the tub with weary ticktock steps, old men in their shells.
Harri scuffed at the ash-gray residue left by the powder.
ACROSS THE HIGHWAY, at an open-air watermelon stand, a man wearing black jeans and unpolished black hobnailed boots and wideband suspenders and a Grateful Dead T-shirt, the fabric washed so many times it was ash-gray, sat at a plank table in ninety-six-degree shade, the wind popping the canvas tarp above his head.
He was a stunning cat with his large frame, ash-gray coat, camel-colored belly, and bold black stripes.
At one time, unmistakable in their coarse, ash-gray habits, they were present at almost all the nerve centers of city life.
Medium height, the kind of face they called "elfin," with slanted ash-gray eyes and a bob of shoulder-length chrome-white hair.
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