iron-grey


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Noun1.iron-grey - the color of freshly broken cast iron
gray, grayness, greyness, grey - a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
Adj.1.iron-grey - of the grey color of iron
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
References in classic literature ?
This thing that is meant for sereneness, to send up mild white vapors among mild white hairs, not among torn iron-grey locks like mine.
'You can't say, you know,' snorted Pancks, taking one of his dirty hands out of his rusty iron-grey pockets to bite his nails, if he could find any, and turning his beads of eyes upon his employer,
Lest anybody should feel a curiosity to know how Kit was clad, it may be briefly remarked that he wore no livery, but was dressed in a coat of pepper-and-salt with waistcoat of canary colour, and nether garments of iron-grey; besides these glories, he shone in the lustre of a new pair of boots and an extremely stiff and shiny hat, which on being struck anywhere with the knuckles, sounded like a drum.
Then, I saw that his head was furrowed and bald, and that the long iron-grey hair grew only on its sides.