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Definitions of grey

  1. Englishman who as Prime minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire ( 1764- 1845)
  2. darkened with overcast; " a dark day"; " a dull sky"; " a gray rainy afternoon"; " gray clouds"; " the sky was leaden and thick"
  3. gray clothing; " he was dressed in gray"
  4. a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
  5. any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray; " the Confederate army was a vast gray"
  6. an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white; " gray flannel suit"; " hair just turning gray"
  7. used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War ( who wore gray uniforms); " a stalwart gray figure"
  8. showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; " whose beard with age is hoar"- Coleridge; " nodded his hoary head"
  9. Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason ( 1537- 1554)
  10. United States writer of western adventure novels ( 1875- 1939)
  11. intermediate in character or position; " a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
  12. turn gray; " Her hair began to gray"
  13. make gray; " The painter decided to grey the sky"
  14. See Gray ( the correct orthography).
  15. Grayness, greyness.
  16. White with a mixture of black; the color of hair whitened by age; hoary; mature.
  17. The color of white mixed with black; a grey horse.
  18. Same as GRAY.
  19. See Gray.
  20. Of mingled white and black.
  21. Having gray hair; hoary; aged.
  22. A gray color; a gray animal.
  23. Etc. Same as GRAY, etc.
  24. Another spelling of gray, which see.
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Quotes of grey

  1. Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you. – Bennett Cerf
  2. These little grey cells. It is up to them. – Agatha Christie
  3. Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs. – Charles Dickens
  4. There were two things going on: 1) I had already established in my own mind where I wanted to go with the next series, and having James around as a Grey Eminence would have complicated matters. He had had an amazing life and it was time to bid him good -bye. – Raymond E. Feist
  5. The world is not black and white. More like black and grey – Graham Greene
  6. The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had in Paris, it had to be a particular kind of color who will fight those grey days. And also something you can see when you're driving up 'There it is! We're arriving!' – John Hench
  7. When all candles be out, all cats be grey – John Heywood
  8. Lawyers are predators in grey worsted. – Tom Holt
  9. George M. is where I met my dear friend Joel Grey We connected at rehearsal one day during a five -minute break. We were both looking out the same window and we knew in five minutes that we'd made a connection. – Bernadette Peters
  10. Grave was the man in years, in looks, in word, his locks were grey yet was his courage green. – Torquato Tasso

Usage examples for grey

  1. There were Delcasse of France and Sir Edward Grey of England. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  2. His hair has been iron- grey at least since anybody in Merleville can remember, and it is iron- grey still. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  3. He was then nearly seventy years of age, perfectly grey but still proudly erect. – A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry by Julian Wisner Hinkley
  4. You can go to bed, you know, Grey – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  5. In the soft grey of the morning everything seemed so simple and so utterly commonplace. – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler
  6. " Yes," said Audrey, her grey eyes shining bright with happiness. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  7. " The grey knows so much. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  8. Grey shook her head. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  9. On meeting for the election of a member for the city Earl Grey was chosen. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  10. It was Colonel Grey was it? – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  11. She went back to the front of the cave, looking down, staring out into the grey sky, across the ridge.... – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  12. The trench was full of still grey figures, with here and there a khaki one beside them. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  13. We shall be together all our lives, till we are old and grey – The Right of Way, Volume 5. by Gilbert Parker
  14. Grey and nearly annihilated. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  15. Lord Grey hastened to the palace. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  16. Well, he said, I saw your grey tethered when I came along the trail. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  17. What is De Grey thinking of? – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  18. He, as he looked at the glass, told himself that a grey haired old fool, such as he was, had no right to burden the life of a young girl, simply because he found her in bread and meat. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  19. But she won't be here long anyway; and if ever there was a good woman, 'tis Judith Grey – The Carbonels by Charlotte M. Yonge
  20. She gave me herself, O Earth, O Sky; Grey sea, she is mine alone! – The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling

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