Definition of Slatey

1. Adjective. Of the color of slate or granite. "The slaty sky of dawn"




Definition of Slatey

1. slaty [adj SLATIER, SLATIEST] - See also: slaty

Slatey Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Slatey Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Slatey

slatches
slate
slate-colored junco
slate-gray
slate black
slate blue
slate club
slate gray
slate pencil
slate roof
slated
slatelike
slater
slaters
slates
slatey (current term)
slather
slathered
slathering
slatherings
slathers
slatier
slatiest
slatily
slatiness
slatinesses
slating
slatings
slatko
slatless

Literary usage of Slatey

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

1. Transactions. by New Hampshire Medical Society, American Ethnological Society (1858)
"Black slatey stone, with coal 0 3 37. Blue metal 1 o 88. ... Black slatey stone, mixed with coal 3 o 47. Blue metal, dark and hard 0 3 49. ..."

2. The Coal-fields of Scotland by Robert W. Dron (1902)
"... Coal and the slatey-band Ironstone contains a valuable series of coal-seams. Expectations were entertained that some of those lower coals might prove ..."

3. The New Zealand Journal of Science (1885)
"(The other bird presented no difference from the ordinary plumage) Forehead, crown, hind-head, white interspersed with slatey-black ; nape white, ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1904)
"This, however, gives place to slatey and schistose rocks at a point about 15 chains from the river bank. Cook's Hill is the crowning point of a low ridge of ..."

5. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1903)
"This, however, gives place to slatey and schistose rocks at a point about 15 chains from the river bank. Cook-s Hill is the crowning point of a low ridge of ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Slatey

Search for Slatey on Dictionary.com!Search for Slatey on Thesaurus.com!Search for Slatey on Google!Search for Slatey on Wikipedia!

Search