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ash′-blond′

(ˈæʃˈblɒnd)

adj.
pale, grayish blond: ash-blond hair.Also, ash′-blonde′.
[1900–05]
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In the symbolic Landscape of American Media, a pale goddess appears: tossing ash-blond hair, she pleads, "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful," with apparent innocence.
I was very fair, with ash-blond hair, and I suffered in the scorching sunshine after my hat was removed for the picture.
Although the Duchess is "ash-blond" and "patrician" (West 101), her interracial heritage places her, according to Beacon Hill standards, on the wrong side of the line "between a man who looked white and a man who was white" (101, italics added).