Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a clear cool pale-gray color, resembling that of the pearl.
- n. A clear pale bluish-gray color.
“At the designer's shop in lower Manhattan, a pearl-gray dinner jacket with grosgrain lapels is draped snugly over a rumpled silk vest and a wing-collar shirt made of beefy cotton piqué.”
“See further: snowfall, a small cabin with fireplace, burning, the curl of smoke pearl-gray against the whiter sky, a history book, the end of time.”
“But he was even more surprised to find a beautiful pearl-gray Armani suit hung up there as well.”
“A light fall, only: soft whiteness drifting from a pearl-gray sky.”
“He was a thick-bodied man who wore blue suits, a pearl-gray Stetson, and a fat watch in his vest pocket.”
“Kevin is dressed in an immaculate white dress shirt, with pearl-gray slacks.”
“He was dressed in a sombre yet rich style, in black frock-coat, shining hat, neat brown gaiters, and well-cut pearl-gray trousers.”
“With a closet full of Akris, she has worn a summer pearl-gray jacket and black skirt with a scalloped hem to meetings in the Middle East and has worn a tomato-red Akris coat for five seasons.”
“A pearl-gray dress with crimson trimmings, made with a long waist, modestly outlined the bust and covered the shoulders, still rather thin, with a chemisette which left nothing to view but the first curves of the throat where it joined the shoulders.”
“Kasparov's public-relations officer, a luminous young blonde named Marina Litvinovich, introduced us, and we climbed aboard a pearl-gray minibus.”
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