from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dark gray with a slightly greenish tinge.
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- n. A dark grey colour, with a tint of green.
- adj. Of a dark grey colour, with a tint of green.
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He need not have trembled – it was no ordeal – for as he paddled up to the big camp a quiet-looking gentleman with an iron gray moustache and kindly, genial eyes, stepped down to the landing and held out his hand, and said, Good-morning, Bobbie.
The iron gray of the water clashed with the coal-tinged storm clouds.