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- n. A shiny pale grey colour.
- adj. Of a shiny pale grey colour.
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- adj. of grey resembling silver
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The plain-furred Pallas's cat melts into the treeless steppes of central Asia, while the small Andean mountain cat has a silver-grey coat that matches the rocky landscape.
We searched, as a team, for what seemed like ages, following these tiny silver-grey darts through the air.
Seated behind him was a stunning, tough-tired-looking, middle-aged woman with a silver-grey braid hanging halfway down her back.
My particular obsession is with the uncurated, unplanned mini-events that are the human statues dotted along the riverbank: those long-suffering individuals who cover themselves and all their clothes in silver-grey paint though there are numerous variations on this and don't move a muscle.
He is wearing a blue polo shirt, silver-grey hair swept back from his forehead, trademark tortoiseshell glasses always on.
He smiles at me like it's the most obvious thing on earth, his face alive with boyish enthusiasm even though he turned 68 last week, his well-groomed silver-grey hair lending an air of statesmanlike authority.
Having ferried themselves on scooters all these years, the Sharmas bought a brand-new, silver-grey hatchback known as the Tata Indica.
The winner: Poirot, an African grey, a silver-grey bird with a bald white face, yellow eyes, and crimson tail feathers who belongs to Mother Barbara of the Convent of St. Elizabeth in Etna, California.
Anigrel was in high favor with Lycaelon, however, which meant that his personal fortune stretched to a finer style of clothing than most'soft grey linen in this weather, with a discreet trimming of darker grey and equally discreet silver-grey geometric motifs in fine embroidery on the front and back panels of the vest.
Thereafter I was issued with a new puggaree, half-boots and pyjamy breeches, a new and very smart silver-grey uniform coat, a regulation sabre, a belt and bandolier, and a tangle of saddlery which was old and stiff enough to have been used at Waterloo (and probably had), and informed by a betel-chewing havildar that if I didn't have it reduced to gleaming suppleness by next morning, I had best look out.
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