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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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oTESTED TRIEDFEARNE CHARCOAL EYE PENCIL pounds 5 HHHHI A greyish colour with plenty of shimmer, this Fearne Cotton pencil can be used for a fine line.
Reddish-brown above and black or greyish below, the raccoon has a distinctive bushy tail, small ears, four to six black or brown rings and a black mask face outlined in white.
He is described as white, about 6ft 5in, stocky, with short greyish hair and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jogging bottoms.
Examine forming raspberry fruits late in the month for greyish depressed druplets and the presence of tiny white grubs - signs of infestation by the raspberry beetle.
Renard Garados, the Bulusan MMDRRM officer, said they observed greyish to dirty white plume issuing from the summit of the volcano but no villages were affected by the ashfall in Bulusan.
But before the flowers had a chance to open, it was being ravaged by small greyish caterpillars, hundreds of them.
Robert - around 5ft 10in tall with white hair, greyish blue eyes and a white moustache - went missing from his home during heavy rain.
Police are keen to trace the man involved who was described as in his 50s, thin and with greyish, spiky hair.
The footage has left people speculating that the tiny greyish figure is the ghost of a small local boy.
Poor presentation meant it was just a greyish mash of mush.
Mineral resources exploration firm Gippsland has taken another step forward towards the production of tantalum, a greyish silver, very hard metal used in laptops, mobile phones and video cameras.
He wore a greyish T-shirt and a lightweight jacket tied around his waist.