Definition of Graying

1. Verb. (present participle of gray) ¹



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Definition of Graying

1. gray [v] - See also: gray

Graying Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Graying

graybodies
graybody
grayed
grayer
grayest
grayfish
grayfishes
grayflies
grayfly
grayhaired
grayhead
grayheads
grayhen
grayhound
grayhounds
graying (current term)
grayish
grayish brown
grayishly
grayishness
grayite
graylag
graylags
grayle
grayles
grayline
grayling
graylings
graylist
graylisted

Literary usage of Graying

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1. Atlas of Diseases of the Skin: Including an Epitome of Pathology and Treatment by Franz Mraček, Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1899)
"graying of the hair depends (Ehrmann) upon the want of pigment-bearing cells in rete and in the hair- bulb. One finds hairs which may have a dark ..."

2. Handbook of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Skin Diseases by Arthur Van Harlingen (1895)
"graying of the Hair.—(See Canities?) Grocers' Itch.—Eczema of the hands and arms, due to the irritation produced by handling sugar. ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"He points out that the instances of so-called sudden graying of the hair as the ... The premature graying of the hair associated with prolonged grief and ..."

4. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"Canities, or graying of the hair, may be congenital or acquired, usually the latter. ... In ordinary graying of the hair the loss of pigment takes place, ..."

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