Definition of Ash-gray

1. Adjective. Of a light grey.

Exact synonyms: Ash-grey, Ashy
Similar to: Achromatic, Neutral
Derivative terms: Ash

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ash-gray

ash-gray (current term)
ash-leaved maple
ash bin
ash blonde
ash blondes
ash cake
ash cash
ash gourd
ash gray
ash grey
ash tree

Literary usage of Ash-gray

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1897)
"Deep ash-gray with a smoky tinge; secondaries smoky yellow in both sexes furcifera. Paler ash-gray, a little mottled in appearance ; secondaries white with ..."

2. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"... becoming clear ash-gray on rump and upper-tail coverts; chin deep velvet black, shading through dusky and dark gray on throat to brownish-gray on chest ..."

3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"Fur ash-gray above, ... with an ash gray line across the chin ; the legs and upper part of the tail blackish. ..."

4. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"It is of an ash-gray color from short incumbent hairs or scales, ... The face is dark gray, and the antennae arc black with an ash-gray band occupying the ..."

5. Synoptical Flora of North America by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1897)
"Readily distinguished front V. v.sliva.lis by the triangular-topped sharply 3-lobed ash-gray leaves and the gray tomentum of the young growth. (Mex.) Var. ..."

6. A Manual of British Vertebrate Animals: Or Descriptions of All the Animals by Leonard Jenyns (1835)
"Crown of the head, nape, sides of the breast, space between the eye and the bill, as well as a little streak behind the eye, deep ash-gray; sides and front ..."

7. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The whole of tho upper parts is oil-green, with a shade of ash-gray ; on each side of the lower part of the neck is a patch of ash-gray; ..."

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