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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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All Twala's army, as Ignosi predicted would be the case, had fixed their attention on the bloody struggle which was raging round the remnant of the Greys and that of the Buffaloes, who were now carrying on a battle of their own at a little distance, which two regiments had formed the chest of our army.
Taken on both flanks, and dismayed at the awful slaughter inflicted upon them by the Greys and Buffaloes, Twala's regiments broke into flight, and soon the whole plain between us and Loo was scattered with groups of running soldiers making good their retreat.
Accordingly, orders having been issued to the remaining ninety men of the Greys to employ themselves in collecting the wounded, we joined Ignosi, who informed us that he was pressing on to Loo to complete the victory by capturing Twala, if that should be possible.
GO grey gracefully this winter - and, no, we're not talking about your hair colour.
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Grown-up and sophisticated, the colour grey brings a touch of glamour to any wardrobe.
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Gem detail jumper, Fearne Cotton @ Very; pink coat, F&F @ Tesco; grey leatherette pencil skirt, River Island; grey bag, Very; gem ring, Freedom @ Topshop
But don't think you need to opt for the safe option of black - grey is a great choice for this time of year.
com)-- After 50 - or even earlier in the case of premature grey hair -- the look of your hair is no longer simply based on the style and color.
Additional investment builds on Grey Group's growth strategy and propels Campaigns & Grey forward in fast-growing Philippine market
Entertainment executive Brad Grey will succeed Sherry Lansing as head of Paramount Pictures as early as late next month in an expanded job with ultimate authority on film development and production as well as worldwide business operations.