Definition of Ash gray
1. Noun. A light shade of grey.
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Derivative terms: Silver, Silver, Silvery
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ash Gray
Literary usage of Ash gray
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1897)
"Deep ash-gray with a smoky tinge; secondaries smoky yellow in both sexes furcifera. Paler ash-gray, a little mottled in appearance ; secondaries white with ..."
2. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"... the neck usually brownest, the color changing on the back to brownish-gray and becoming clear ash-gray on rump and upper-tail coverts; chin deep velvet ..."
3. Report by Oklahoma Adjutant-general's office (1859)
"It is of an ash-gray color from short incumbent hairs or scales, ... The face is dark gray, and the antennae arc black with an ash-gray band occupying the ..."
4. A Manual of British Vertebrate Animals: Or Descriptions of All the Animals by Leonard Jenyns (1835)
"Crown of the head, nape, sides of the breast, space between the eye and the bill, as well as a little streak behind the eye, deep ash-gray; sides and front ..."
5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The whole of tho upper parts is oil-green, with a shade of ash-gray ; on each side of the lower part of the neck is a patch of ash-gray; ..."
6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1895)
"Lower parts entirely pure white, except on sides of breast, which are ash gray, like the nape. Outer surface of wings uniform dusky ; rectrices uniform ash ..."
7. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1890)
"Tail feathers chiefly white; top of head ash gray; back tinged with red; scarlet crown ... Belly yellow ; tail deep black, white edged ; ash gray above; ..."