Definitions

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  • adjective of brown tinged with grey

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Examples

  • He used to live in a two-story grayish-brown colonial with a sloping yard in a working-class neighborhood in Shelton.

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  • Shahzad bought the two-story grayish-brown colonial in a working-class neighborhood for $273,000 and lost it to foreclosure last year.

    Pakistan Native Admits To Bomb Plot

  • Towers of red Bailey Brothers novels burned, sending grayish-brown clouds of ash and heat billowing to the ceiling.

    The Ghostwriter Secret

  • Shahzad bought the two-story grayish-brown colonial in a working-class neighborhood for $273,000 and lost it to foreclosure last year.

    Faisal Shahzad Terror Charges: Alleged Times Square Bomb Plotter Hit With Terrorism, Weapons Of Mass Destruction Charges

  • The new species is distinguished from all congeners by having a melanistic color pattern, with head and dorsum of the body mostly dark-brown to black; absence of postocular stripe; venter grayish-brown, with dark rounded blotches outlining two lateral stripes which become gradually paler towards the posterior region of the belly, disappearing after midbody.

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  • He used to live in a two-story grayish-brown colonial with a sloping yard in a working-class neighborhood in Shelton.

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  • The story goes that an enterprising local cook, who was eager to capitalize on the Japanese longing for familiar foods, created an exceptionally chewy rice noodle that, with its rustic, unrefined texture and grayish-brown color, is the spitting image of Japanese buckwheat soba.

    Cao Lau

  • As she made her case, Scheper-Hughes, a diminutive 60-something with splashes of pink in her short, grayish-brown hair, slid a bulky document across the table — nearly 60 pages of interviews she had conducted with buyers, sellers and brokers in virtually every corner of the world.

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  • "I wanna get hiiiiigh," they chanted. united beneath a cloud of grayish-brown smoke, "So hiiiigh."

    Just Say Maybe

  • The soils are mostly Alfisols with brown or grayish-brown, silt loam surfaces that developed in the loess parent materials.

    Ecoregions of Louisiana (EPA)

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