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  • adj. of dark grey


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  • And the world was black-gray, and violent, and very cold, with the flying spray freezing to ice in every lodgment.


  • A woman with long black-gray hair and a long skirt and beaded bracelets got out and spent some time looking around the backyard.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • Her husband was incredibly nice—black-gray hair, good-looking, a little bit older than me, a rugged face, though a bit fey.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • A wad of black-gray hair would rise and hover for a moment and then drop and scuttle along the sidewalk.

    The Work of Poetry : Rachel Zucker : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Jace glanced toward Luke, who was staring out at the heaving black-gray river.

    City of Ashes

  • In the black-gray edge of the headlight's beam, the image of the hand haunted me.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The main part of the island is sand, with slabs and tables of polished rock sticking up through it; and in between the rocks grew in thousands most beautiful lilies, their white flowers having a very strong scent of vanilla and their bright light-green leaves looking very lovely on the glistening pale sand among the black-gray rock.

    Travels in West Africa

  • The engineer offered a quick smile in return, then glanced at the roof, where three sides were complete, with the black-gray slate tiles spiked in place.

    Fall of Angels

  • A thin layer of ice covered the window ledge outside the casement, and the engineer watched as one flake, then another, dropped onto the ice, melding with it and turning transparent, the black-gray stone showing through.

    Fall of Angels

  • Their attorney was a New Yorker, a handsome man with wavy black-gray hair and dark eyes and dark rings under his eyes.

    Noble House


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