the color of freshly broken cast iron
Syn: ↑iron-grey
Derivationally related forms: ↑iron-grey (for: ↑iron-grey)
Hypernyms: ↑gray, ↑grayness, ↑grey, ↑greyness
of the grey color of iron
Syn: ↑iron-grey
Similar to: ↑achromatic, ↑neutral
Derivationally related forms: ↑iron-grey (for: ↑iron-grey)

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iron-grayˈ or iron-greyˈ adjective
Of a grey colour like that of iron freshly cut or broken
This colour
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Main Entry:iron

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ˌiron-ˈgrey [iron-grey] (especially BrE) (also ˌiron-ˈgray especially in NAmE) adjective
dark grey in colour

iron-grey hair

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • iron gray — n. a dark to medium gray like that of freshly broken cast iron iron gray adj …   English World dictionary

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  • iron gray — iron gray, adj. a medium shade of gray, like that of freshly broken iron. [bef. 1000; ME iren grei, OE isengraeg] * * * …   Universalium

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