blue-gray


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Adj.1.blue-gray - of grey tinged with blue
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
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All our friends in Lucerne had said that to look down upon Meiringen, and the rushing blue-gray river Aar, and the broad level green valley; and across at the mighty Alpine precipices that rise straight up to the clouds out of that valley; and up at the microscopic chalets perched upon the dizzy eaves of those precipices and winking dimly and fitfully through the drifting veil of vapor; and still up and up, at the superb Oltschiback and the other beautiful cascades that leap from those rugged heights, robed in powdery spray, ruffled with foam, and girdled with rainbows--to look upon these things, they say, was to look upon the last possibility of the sublime and the enchanting.
Their work was interrupted by a hairy apparition in a blue-gray dressing-gown, who stared in horror at the bed and cried - "Oh, my Gawd
A tall man in a blue-gray bedgown was regarding him with deep disfavour.
The eyes were blue-gray under great black tufts, very clear, very critical, and very masterful.
Across the centre of it was lying a little cylinder of blue-gray paper.
She was glowing from her morning toilet as only healthful youth can glow: there was gem-like brightness on her coiled hair and in her hazel eyes; there was warm red life in her lips; her throat had a breathing whiteness above the differing white of the fur which itself seemed to wind about her neck and cling down her blue-gray pelisse with a tenderness gathered from her own, a sentient commingled innocence which kept its loveliness against the crystalline purity of the outdoor snow.
A heavy blue-gray metal much used in giving stability to
I remember my abject obedience; and the endless, sleepless night it gave me; and the roofs of the houses opposite standing out at last against the blue-gray London dawn.
Nevertheless he submitted to be kissed willingly enough, though Maggie hung on his neck in rather a strangling fashion, while his blue-gray eyes wandered toward the croft and the lambs and the river, where he promised himself that he would begin to fish the first thing to-morrow morning.
A decorative blue-gray scrim that was installed to cover the scaffolding preserves the shape of the monument and replicates its marble blocks.
Visible-light observations have shown centaurs generally to be either blue-gray or reddish in hue.
The beetle killed blue pine can vary in color from blue, to blue-gray to gray.