Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A slightly dark silver-gray color.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Thought: all PC-style consumer electronics are the same oyster-gray color of Macintoshes.

    Microserfs

  • He was outfit - ted in strange matte-black garb, girdled by a wide leather cinch that seemed bound by ropes that dropped into the oyster-gray darkness beyond the building.

    Second Skin

  • It was hard, but did not feel to the finger like metal, wood, or glass -- though glass did seem to cover the large, dark, greenish square that dominated the center of the oyster-gray, upright cabinet.

    The Guns Of The South

  • The retinue of nobles behind Gurgurk ran through the whole spectrum, from a princeling who was almost oyster-gray to old Ghroghrank, the Keegarkan Ambassador, who was even blacker and more red-speckled than Gurgurk.

    Uller Uprising

  • The retinue of nobles behind Gurgurk ran through the whole spectrum, from a princeling who was almost oyster-gray to old Ghroghrank, the Keegarkan

    Uller Uprising

  • a princeling who was almost oyster-gray to the Keegarkan Ambassador, who was even blacker and more red-speckled than Gurgurk.

    Ullr Uprising

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