slate-coloured

slate-coloured

adj
like slate in colour
Translations

slate-coloured

slate-colored (US) [ˈsleɪtˌkʌləd] ADJcolor pizarra

slate-coloured

[ˈsleɪt ˌkʌləd] adjplumbeo/a
References in classic literature ?
On the largest table, in the middle of the room, stood a smart Bible, placed exactly in the centre on a red and yellow woollen mat and at the side of the table nearest to the window, with a little knitting-basket on her lap, and a wheezing, blear-eyed old spaniel crouched at her feet, there sat an elderly woman, wearing a black net cap and a black silk gown, and having slate-coloured mittens on her hands.
"If you have no other motive," she went on, deliberately taking off her slate-coloured mittens, and rolling them up, "I have only to thank you for your visit, and to say that I will not detain you here any longer.
(slate-coloured is a better term in frosty weather) made them look forward with pleasant anticipation to the comforts which awaited them at their hospitable entertainer's.
Rain squalls drifted across their russet face, and the heavy, slate-coloured clouds hung low over the landscape, trailing in gray wreaths down the sides of the fantastic hills.
"Well, she had a slate-coloured, broad-brimmed straw hat, with a feather of a brickish red.
The slate-coloured dial features a power-reserve display situated at '9 o'clock', a small seconds hand at '3 o'clock', and a date display at '6 o'clock'.
"The majority of existing properties have red or slate-coloured roofs."
And in nearby thickets, two slate-coloured boubous were beginning their liquid courtship duet.FULL OF CARESome lines came back to me from the poem, "Leisure", by the Welsh poet, W H Davies.
I've used puy lentils - little dark greenish, slate-coloured lentils from France which are the perfect texture for today's recipe.
Slate-coloured seas and grey rumbling skies were traits of her paintings .
Once matured, the 14-monthold cheese is cut into 1.25kg blocks, hand-dipped in a blue slate-coloured wax and finished with a hand-crafted dragon stamp.