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  • adj. of grey tinged with brown


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  • Alice pushes back her sunglasses, using them as a band to hold her brown-gray hair.


  • Chicks are either entirely brown-gray, or white ventrally.


  • So she took the number 1, one of the new bendy buses that were such a mistake, seeing as traffic in the inner city moved slower than seven kilometers an hour and it was always quicker to walk, but she got a seat at the back by the window, streaked with brown-gray rain, as the bus rattled like a medieval donkey cart off toward the newspaper factory.

    Red Wolf

  • Rocks lay everywhere, and each hill revealed a new landscape of secret inclines and defilades, and it was all brown-gray, coated with dust or grit.

    Dead Zero

  • A brown-gray furry toy rabbit called Strawberry on her lap, her favorite present of that year.

    Winter Bloom

  • The golden eyes were tired, harassed, clouded into a brown-gray.


  • The humming black box throbs a toxic brown-gray with the consumption of each incoming wave.


  • He is a tall, trim man, with short brown-gray hair, and he dresses in casual clothes like the rest of the crew.


  • Seeing this off-white truck with vertical brown-gray stripes across the floor, I thought they had restored an old truck.

    2008 SEMA - Sleepers and creepers

  • That brown-gray lint at the bottom of every apple is a desiccated calyx containing traces of a moldy, dead flower.

    The Fruit Hunters


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