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grey

(now esp US), gray
1. of a neutral tone, intermediate between black and white, that has no hue and reflects and transmits only a little light
2. greyish in colour or having parts or marks that are greyish
3. (of textiles) natural, unbleached, undyed, and untreated
4. any of a group of grey tones
5. grey cloth or clothing
6. an animal, esp a horse, that is grey or whitish

Grey

1. Charles, 2nd Earl Grey. 1764--1845, British statesman. As Whig prime minister (1830--34), he carried the Reform Bill of 1832 and the bill for the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1833)
2. Sir Edward, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon. 1862--1933, British statesman; foreign secretary (1905--16)
3. Sir George. 1812--98, British statesman and colonial administrator; prime minister of New Zealand (1877--79)
4. Lady Jane. 1537--54, queen of England (July 9--19, 1553); great-granddaughter of Henry VII. Her father-in-law, the Duke of Northumberland, persuaded Edward VI to alter the succession in her favour, but after ten days as queen she was imprisoned and later executed
5. Zane. 1875--1939, US author of Westerns, including Riders of the Purple Sage (1912)
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A scroll through some of the beautiful images in the galleries will indeed lift the greyest of days.
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Going for bold - Winter clothes are mainly black so a bold coloured coat will brighten up even the greyest of days.
However this rule is the greyest of areas as those who are considered to have foreign citizenship and nationality, i.
But the excitement ended when she gave the greyest exit interview yet - and was immediately branded more boring than Cameron Stout, the Big Brother 4 victor.