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  • adj. of a dark shade of grey


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  • The brown isn't 100% gone, but it's mostly left, replaced by a clean look, with some sections (the menu bar and dark-grey on white icons) taking their cue from the Mac menubar (IMHO).

    Ubuntu Re-Branding and Ditching The Brown -

  • It's a dark-grey colorway ** that I'm alternating with a very vibrant blues-through-fuschia-to-red-and-purples variegated one *** that was far too loud by itself but great alternated with dark/plain.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • He was a grey-haired, serious man of fifty, dressed in a dark-grey suit.

    In Spite of Their Declaration of Bombs

  • A stinking, sticky, dark-grey to black paste, it's everything homeowners, hospitals and industries put down their toilets and drains.

    Andrew Kimbrell: The Obama Organic Family Garden: Swimming in Sludge?

  • She is docile and affectionate, with a dark-grey curly coat.


  • In The Last Bird Home, the small figure of the bird, in a slight halo of warm amber dusk light, descends into a long smudge of dark-grey hedge we know is crowded with concealed birds, all singing.


  • The dark-grey locks that had peeped from under her red hood, now waved a snaky mane.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • His long surtout of dark-grey superfine cloth descended down to the middle of his leg, and was buttoned up to his chin, to defend him against the morning air.


  • Coloration may also vary between sexes, male adult pillbugs are usually plain dark-grey with less dots, females' color is lighter grey with numerous yellow dots.

    Is it a boy or a girl?

  • The Gorilla, lastly, has arms which reach to the middle of the leg, large thumbs and great toes, feet longer than the hands, a black face, and dark-grey or dun hair.



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