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grey

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Definitions of grey
1
grey (n.)
any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey;
the Confederate army was a vast grey
Synonyms: gray
grey (n.)
a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black;
Synonyms: gray / grayness / greyness
grey (n.)
clothing that is a grey color;
he was dressed in grey
Synonyms: gray
grey (n.)
horse of a light gray or whitish color;
Synonyms: gray
2
grey (adj.)
of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black;
the little grey cells
Synonyms: gray / greyish / grayish
grey (adj.)
showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge;
Synonyms: gray / grey-haired / gray-haired / grey-headed / gray-headed / grizzly / hoar / hoary / white-haired
grey (adj.)
used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms);
a stalwart grey figure
Synonyms: gray
grey (adj.)
intermediate in character or position;
a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal
Synonyms: gray
3
grey (v.)
make grey;
The painter decided to grey the sky
Synonyms: gray
grey (v.)
turn grey;
Her hair began to grey
Synonyms: gray
4
Grey (n.)
United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939);
Synonyms: Zane Grey
Grey (n.)
Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554);
Synonyms: Lady Jane Grey
Grey (n.)
Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845);
Synonyms: Charles Grey / Second Earl Grey
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