oxford gray

oxford gray
noun
a very dark grey color
Derivationally related forms: ↑charcoal (for: ↑charcoal)
Hypernyms: ↑gray, ↑grayness, ↑grey, ↑greyness

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noun also oxford (-s)
Usage: often capitalized O
: a dark gray that is darker than pelican or Dover gray and lighter than fashion gray

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medium to dark gray.
[1830-40]

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Oxford gray,
a very dark gray.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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