Definition of Silver grey
1. Noun. A light shade of grey.
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Derivative terms: Silver, Silver, Silvery
Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver Grey
Literary usage of Silver grey
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"I have here a light silver-grey male, a dark silver-grey female, and two young of a litter of five,—two of the number being of the Himalayan variety, ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1881)
"GEORGE SIMPSON, Wray Park, Reigate: FIRST PRIZE, 101., for " Pandora 3rd," silver-grey, 1 year, 8 months, 1 week, 2 days-old; bred by himself; sire, ..."
3. Natural History of New York by New York (State). Natural History Survey, James Ellsworth De Kay (1842)
"Yellowish grey above, silver-grey on sides, beneath white. Tail shorter than the body. Palms and inner surface of toes thickly clothed with silky hairs. ..."
4. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1902)
"Will you kindly inform me, through RECREATION, what are the distinguishing markings, color, etc.,.of the cross, silver grey and black foxes. ..."
5. A Book on Angling: Being a Complete Treatise on the Art of Angling in Every by Francis Francis (1920)
"Tag, silver twist; tail, a topping; butt, a scrap of yellow mohair; body, bluish silver- grey wool or fur ; fine silver twist; silver grey dun hackle ..."