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Definitions of gray

  1. United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "a gray rainy afternoon"; "gray clouds"; "the sky was leaden and thick" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. horse of a light grey or whitish color Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. gray clothing; "he was dressed in gray" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray; "the Confederate army was a vast gray" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white; "gray flannel suit"; "hair just turning gray" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms); "a stalwart gray figure" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. clothed in gray or a gray costume; "Gray Ladies are volunteer workers in the American Red Cross"; "the Gray Friars are Franciscan friars who traditionally wear gray habits" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. intermediate in character or position; "a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. turn gray; "Her hair began to gray" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. make gray; "The painter decided to grey the sky" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt, or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A gray color; any mixture of white and black; also, a neutral or whitish tint. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. An animal or thing of gray color, as a horse, a badger, or a kind of salmon. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. White mixed with black; the color of hair whitened by age. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Grayness, greyness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Of a white color mixed with black: ash-colored: (fig.) aged. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. A gray color: an animal of a grayish color, as a horse, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. GRAYNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. Of a color mixed of white and black; hoary. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. Of mingled white and black. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Having gray hair; hoary; aged. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A gray color; a gray animal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. White with a mixture of black; of the colour of ashes; hoary; old; mature. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. A gray colour; an animal of a gray colour, a badger. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. GREY, gr[=a], adj. of a white colour mixed with black: ash-coloured: (fig.) aged, gray-haired, mature.--n. a gray colour: an animal of a grayish colour, as a horse, &c.--v.t. to cause to become gray: to give a soft effect to a photograph by covering the negative while printing with a ground-glass plate: to depolish.--v.i. to grow or become gray.--n. GRAY'BEARD, one with a gray beard--hence an old man: a coarse earthenware vessel for holding liquors, a bellarmine.--adjs. GRAY'-COAT'ED (Shak.), having a gray coat; GRAY'-EYED (Shak.), having gray eyes.--n. GRAY'-FLY (Milt.), the trumpet or gad fly.--adjs. GRAY'-HAIRED, GRAY'-HEAD'ED, having gray hair.--n. GRAY'HOUND (same as GREYHOUND).--adj. GRAY'ISH, somewhat gray.--ns. GRAY'-LAG, the common gray or wild goose; GRAY'LING, a silvery gray fish of the salmon family, but with a smaller mouth and teeth, and larger scales.--adv. GRAY'LY.--ns. GRAY'NESS; GRAY'-OWL, the common tawny owl; GRAY'STONE, a grayish or greenish volcanic rock allied to basalt; GRAYWETH'ER (see GREYWETHER).--GRAY MARE (see MARE). [A.S. gr['æ]g; allied to Ger. grau, and L. ravus, tawny.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  33. Having a hue compounded of black and white. G. commissure, the commissure of g. matter connecting the two halves of the cord. G. degeneration (G. atropohy), the degeneration of the cord and nerves in tabes, in which the white matter, through loss of myelin and increase of connective tissue, becomes g. G. matter, G. substance, that part of the central nervous system and outlying ganglia having a g. hue and composed of both nerve-cells and nerve-fibres. G. oil, a mixture of mercurial ointment and olive oil, used for hypodermic injection. G. powder, mercury with chalk. G. softening, see Softening. na
  34. See grey Concise Oxford Dictionary
  35. Haying the color of black or brown mixed with white. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  36. n. Any mixture of white and black;—an animal of gray colour. Cabinet Dictionary
  37. White with a mixture of black; white or hoary with old age; dark like the opening or close of day. Complete Dictionary

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