Slate-color

Slate´-col`or


1.A dark bluish gray color.
References in classic literature ?
In stormy weather they are sometimes of a dark slate-color. The sea, however, is said to be blue one day and green another without any perceptible change in the atmosphere.
Gleaming with windows, they loomed out of the twilight, reminding one, in their slate-colored paint, of magnificent battleships.
Glegg's slate-colored silk gown must have been; but from certain constellations of small yellow spots upon it, and a mouldy odor about it suggestive of a damp clothes-chest, it was probable that it belonged to a stratum of garments just old enough to have come recently into wear.
Then, the flight grew lower and the circle narrower, until they were whizzing round and round us, the dry, rustling flap of their huge slate-colored wings filling the air with a volume of sound that made me think of Hendon aerodrome upon a race day.
Then suddenly out of the whizzing, slate-colored circle a long neck shot out, and a fierce beak made a thrust at us.
They had slate-colored skin, which was scaled like a lizard's and shimmered where the sun shone upon it.
One can hear and see the grass growing!" Levin said to himself, noticing a wet, slate-colored aspen leaf moving beside a blade of young grass.
The sky was too light for stars, and beneath it the open country stretched so clear and far that it was as though one looked out at noonday through slate-colored glass.
Both wore long slate-colored robes, furred with minever, girded and closed, with caps of the same stuff and hue.
Based on IWC's 35111 calibre movement and available in two versions -stainless steel with a slate-colored dial and stainless steel with a silver-plated dial (pictured)-it is an instant clean classic.
At long last, I wrapped the slate-colored device around my wrist.
The crystals are in a cross-shaped pattern, embedded in the local slate-colored Nashoba schist.