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  • adj. of white tinged with grey


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  • And, below it, separated from the main colour-mass by a line of gray-white fog, or line of sea, was another and smaller streak of ruddy-coloured wine.


  • The independent companies wore gray-white uniforms with blue cuffs and lining, brass buttons, blue breeches and stockings, and hats laced with false gold.

    George Washington’s First War

  • "The stone is almost like wheat," she says, of its ability to take on different forms, while retaining its pure gray-white color.

    Summering in Style in Scandinavia

  • Beyond the farm-equipment boneyard sat a quasi-neighborhood of double-wide trailers, all slate green and dank gray-white, sidled up to their driveways close to the road.

    So Much Pretty

  • I even adopted his walrus mustache early in my writing life and still display this once brown, now gray-white, [now white and unruly] old European whisker banner, proudly for over 40 years – razor free.

    January « 2010 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • In the summer she had shaved her head for the cancer charity at her office and now sported a gray-white bristle on the crown and iron grey tufts around her ears.

    Deer Collage

  • Her wiry gray-white hair was held in place under a clear plastic rain hood and she stared ahead through the thick lenses of her wide-rimmed glasses.

    January 2009

  • The plaster bits and nails they found scattered about suggested a gray-white plastered interior and a wooden ceiling.

    Theorized Reconstruction of a 17th Century Jesuit Church in America

  • In the distance, the ghostly, gray-white silhouettes of distant mountains formed a backdrop for the clouds, which he noted were below his eye level.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • The air was soon filled with the shards of bones, daggers, and clubs of skeletal remains forming a broad gray-white river.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon


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