from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Grey, Charles. Second Earl Grey. 1764-1845. British politician who as prime minister (1830-1834) implemented parliamentary and social reforms, notably the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire.
  • Grey, Lady Jane 1537-1554. Queen of England for nine days (1553). Proclaimed queen on the death of Edward VI (July 10, 1553), she was imprisoned after her short reign, replaced by the popular Mary Tudor, later Mary I, and subsequently beheaded for treason.
  • Grey, Zane 1875-1939. American writer of Western adventure novels, including Riders of the Purple Sage (1912).

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  • proper n. A surname, alternative spelling of Gray.


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