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ashy (adj.)

late 14c., asshi, "strewn with ashes" (as a sign of mourning), from ash (n.1) + -y (2). From early 15c. as "grayish, of the color of ash."

updated on February 20, 2017

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Definitions of ashy from WordNet

ashy (adj.)
of a light grey;
Synonyms: ash-grey / ash-gray
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