Definition of Ash grey
1. Noun. A light shade of grey.
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Derivative terms: Silver, Silver, Silvery
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ash Grey
Literary usage of Ash grey
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A System of Chemistry by Thomas Thomson (1810)
"ash grey. The colour of well burnt wood ashes. 3. Velvet black. ... Snow white with a little crimson red and ash grey. Yellowish white. ..."
2. Metallurgy: The Art of Extracting Metals from Their Ores by John Percy (1875)
"Colour of the ash, grey. 84. Rhondda "Waterfall Colliery, Glyn Neath, Glamorganshire. Coke lustrous, firm, and coherent. Colour of the ash, pinkish-grey. ..."
3. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"An adult bird, killed in October, had the head and neck ash- grey, varied with dark brown; the back and wing-coverts nearly uniform dusky-brown, ..."