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  • adj. of blue tinged with grey


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  • Pupils dilated, two empty discs encircled by dull grayish-blue.

    Monkeytown excerpt 2

  • They walked their bikes down St. Teresa, past the cathedral of the same name where a couple of Blue Sisters conversed on the steps in their grayish-blue habits.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Kit put a Sacagawea dollar in the donation box before she approached the sisters, who, though on the small side, managed to loom like holy skyscrapers in their grayish-blue habits.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • One is Sage Electrochromics Inc. of Faribault, Minn., whose product consists of clear panes that morph to a grayish-blue tint when a user flips a switch to send a low-voltage current across the window.

    Homes That Let the Sun Shine In

  • The occasional oblong fluorescent light overhead provided us with harsh, grayish-blue lighting.

    My Fair Succubi

  • The star lot will be an exquisitely minimalist, grayish-blue glazed vase from the southern Song dynasty (1127-1279).

    Asian Art Soars in London

  • (For those who don't know, Yuzu is a Japanese citrus similar to kumquat; quinoa is a grain-like seed that has a fluffy, cous cous-like texture when cooked; obsiblue prawns are prawns from New Caledonia in the southwest Pacific with a signature blue shell and grayish-blue flesh.)

    Chef Shuns Food Fads

  • But that stone, while large, had been a grayish-blue.

    The Best of Friends

  • The present record is held by a deep grayish-blue 35.56 carat diamond sold at Christie 's London in 2008 for £ 16.4 million.

    Celebrating Rare Jewels

  • Not that I could see anything beyond the wall of grayish-blue clouds and ribbons of silver drizzle trickling down the glass.

    No Mercy


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