Definitions

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  • adjective of the color of slate or granite

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Examples

  • And I got out my stone-grey paint and set about the house.

    A Wanderer Plays on Muted Strings

  • In my judgment the house ought to be stone-grey, with doors and window-frames and verge-boards white.

    A Wanderer Plays on Muted Strings

  • He by no means understood the relationship that existed between his friend and this girl of the stone-grey eyes and stern, red lips.

    Maurice Guest

  • Slowly, slowly, the fishing-boats came closer, over the stone-grey sea glimmering in the cold dawn.

    Greenwitch

  • Slowly, slowly, the fishing-boats came closer, over the stone-grey sea glimmering in the cold dawn.

    Greenwitch

  • Slowly, slowly, the fishing-boats came closer, over the stone-grey sea glimmering in the cold dawn.

    Greenwitch

  • Thick, stone-grey scales covered the rest, pale as death on its underbelly.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • Her face was in shadow, but his was not, and she could see that fires were lighted in the stone-grey eyes that banished all its masklike impassivity and brought a wonderful beauty into it.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • His lean, strong frame, the stone-grey eyes, and close-lipped mouth all spoke of that power in a man which means safety to the woman he loves.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • You had to make your own deductions from a pair of stone-grey eyes, a mouth close-lipped without being cold, and a manner not wanting in indications of arrogance that yet pleased by a certain careless grace and sureness.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

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