dunnish

dunnish

(ˈdʌnɪʃ)
adj
(Colours) rather dull or greyish-brown in colour
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A 1589 Chelmsford pamphlet starts by warning its readers of the 'illusions of Sathan' and goes on to describe Joan Prentice's betrayal by her familiar, 'a dunnish culloured ferret having fiery eyes'.