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Definitions of gray

  1. 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
  2. Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. White mixed with black; the color of hair whitened by age. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. 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
  6. gray clothing; "he was dressed in gray" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray; "the Confederate army was a vast gray" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. A gray color; any mixture of white and black; also, a neutral or whitish tint. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. An animal or thing of gray color, as a horse, a badger, or a kind of salmon. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. 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.
  12. GRAYNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. A gray color; a gray animal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. 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.
  15. darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "a gray rainy afternoon"; "gray clouds"; "the sky was leaden and thick" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms); "a stalwart gray figure" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. 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
  18. intermediate in character or position; "a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. turn gray; "Her hair began to gray" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. Of a white color mixed with black: ash-colored: (fig.) aged. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. Of a color mixed of white and black; hoary. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. Of mingled white and black. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Having gray hair; hoary; aged. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. 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.

Usage examples for gray

  1. " Ah," said Gray Brother, " I have waited here very many days. – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  2. You must come ahead, and make the call of the little gray fox. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
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