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reddish-gray

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj reddish-gray of grey tinged with red
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Usage

In literature:

In person he was a small man, with reddish-gray whiskers, an obstinate chin, and a kindly twinkling eye.
"Fernley House" by Laura E. Richards
In a domestic state, the color of its plumage altered to a reddish, a white, and a gray and black color.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
Fires blazed in all parts of the town, their glow and smoke turning the night sky a cloudy reddish-gray.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
The alert face, adequately adorned by a reddish beard fading into gray, was now solicitous.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
The girl was dressed in a white and reddish striped material, with a gray apron.
"Cuore (Heart)" by Edmondo De Amicis
The gills are decurrent, rather distant, triangular, narrow, reddish gray, often yellowish.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
He was a pasty-faced young man with gray eyes and eyebrows and a reddish beard.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
The remainder of the surface is a warm reddish gray, the color of the slip and the paste.
"Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia" by William Henry Holmes
Young wood clear, reddish brown, slightly downy or gray.
"The Apple" by Various
Color, bright steel-gray, sometimes reddish.
"The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis" by Frederick Hutton Getman
The color of the cap is usually a light reddish brown or reddish gray, sometimes almost white.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
The inner door opened to admit a burly, thick-bodied man with reddish hair sprinkled with gray and grizzled, bushy eyebrows.
"The Land of Strong Men" by Arthur M. Chisholm
They were all light gray or reddish colored: not a black one among them.
"Nelly's Silver Mine" by Helen Hunt Jackson
They have a rusty, reddish-brown phase and a mottled-gray phase.
"Birds Every Child Should Know" by Neltje Blanchan
He had reddish hair, streaked with gray, and wore a red mustache and imperial.
"The Last Words of Distinguished Men and Women" by Frederic Rowland Marvin
Balanced on Spooner's tall, angular body was a round, bullet-like head, with a rim of reddish-gray hair.
"The Iron Boys in the Mines" by James R. Mears
The slimed slope of gray rocks was darkened by a muddy reddish trickle of water.
"Mountain" by Clement Wood
The sky was clear, with the exception of a belt of reddish gray clouds around the setting sun.
"The Knight of Malta" by Eugene Sue
Some have reddish feathers, others have gray.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
Mr. Driscoll sprang to his feet, with a trembling that his reddish-gray whiskers exaggerated.
"The Walking Delegate" by Leroy Scott
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In poetry:

And on beside the river's sober edge
A long fresh field lies black. Beyond,
Low thickets gray and reddish stand,
Stroked white with birch; and near at hand,
Over a little steel-smooth pond,
Hang multitudes of thin and withering sedge.
"An Autumn Landscape" by Archibald Lampman

In news:

With his hair shaved into a buzz cut and dyed a dark, reddish brown hue, he also awkwardly sported some attention-grabbing sideburns that appeared to be painted a dark gray black color.
Adult beetles have dark reddish brown or black heads, and the body is covered with short gray hairs.
It was just about 35 minutes before the orange-reddish sun was going to sink behind the gray rimrock horizon near Bruneau Dunes States Park.
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