Grey


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United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)

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Queen of England for nine days in 1553

Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)

any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey

clothing that is a grey color

horse of a light gray or whitish color

turn grey

of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)

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intermediate in character or position

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References in classic literature ?
To observe and define his character, however, under such disadvantages, was as difficult a task as to trace out and build up anew, in imagination, an old fortress, like Ticonderoga, from a view of its grey and broken ruins.
But have you likewise heard that Miss Grey has fifty thousand pounds?
Opposite to the tall old chimney-piece were two portraits: one of a gentleman with grey hair
But putting that aside, will your worship tell me what are we to do with this dapple-grey steed that looks like a grey ass, which that Martino that your worship overthrew has left deserted here?
For every one the want that is bad," said the grey Sayer of the Law.
At last he saw the little black figure coming from between the grey houses and gradually approaching the foot of the hill.
Dummling went straight into the forest, and there sat the little grey man to whom he had given his cake.
Does she live in the grey house with the pigs and chickens and all them roses, and the rest of the rube outfit?
I won't kiss YOU, mamma; but I WILL show Miss Grey my schoolroom, and my new books.
Inspector of Field Hospitals is a post which I think must have been created for him," Colonel Grey remarked.
The grey light of day that remained lasted until three o'clock, when it, too, faded, and the pall of the Arctic night descended upon the lone and silent land.
Oh, we did not mean to be impolite," replied a grey donkey which had not spoken before.
But the elder Wife saw her husband growing grey with great pleasure, for she did not like to be mistaken for his mother.
The morning was clear, colourless, grey overhead; the dock like a sheet of darkling glass crowded with upside-down reflections of warehouses, of hulls and masts of silent ships.
Nor can the judicious reader be at a greater loss on account of Mrs Bridget Blifil, who, he may be assured, conducted herself through the whole season in which grief is to make its appearance on the outside of the body, with the strictest regard to all the rules of custom and decency, suiting the alterations of her countenance to the several alterations of her habit: for as this changed from weeds to black, from black to grey, from grey to white, so did her countenance change from dismal to sorrowful, from sorrowful to sad, and from sad to serious, till the day came in which she was allowed to return to her former serenity.