Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of a gray hue approaching the color of freshly fractured iron.
  • noun A hue of gray approaching the color of freshly fractured iron.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of a gray color, somewhat resembling that of iron freshly broken.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the color of freshly broken cast iron
  • adjective of the grey color of iron

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Examples

  • On his way to a recent salvage job, Mr. Pleskun wore his iron-gray hair pulled back in a ponytail.

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  • His face was tanned and leathery, topped by a full tuft of iron-gray hair.

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  • Mihailović, a middle-aged stocky man who sported an iron-gray beard, black cap, and leather jacket, gave Mansfield and Seitz the royal treatment, much to the chagrin of the British.

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  • On the island of Grand Turk, where Hurricane Ike damaged roughly 95 percent of homes in September 2008, Peter White was taking no chances as the sparsely populated territory was slowly covered by iron-gray skies on Monday afternoon.

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  • His face was tanned and leathery, topped by a full tuft of iron-gray hair.

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  • Mihailović, a middle-aged stocky man who sported an iron-gray beard, black cap, and leather jacket, gave Mansfield and Seitz the royal treatment, much to the chagrin of the British.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • His face was tanned and leathery, topped by a full tuft of iron-gray hair.

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  • He was still blessed with a headful of iron-gray hair and the blue-green eyes Cooper had inherited.

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  • Barclay obviously felt it too, because he reached out a hand to steady himself against the iron-gray wall, and his hand went clean through it.

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  • Barclay obviously felt it too, because he reached out a hand to steady himself against the iron-gray wall, and his hand went clean through it.

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