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1ashen

adjective ash·en \ˈa-shən\

Definition of ASHEN

:  of, relating to, or made from ash wood
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First Known Use of ASHEN

before 12th century

Other Wood Production Terms

cord, lumber, punk

Rhymes with ASHEN

2ashen

adjective

Definition of ASHEN

:  resembling ashes (as in color); especially :  deathly pale <a face ashen and haggard>

First Known Use of ASHEN

14th century

Rhymes with ASHEN

ASHEN Defined for Kids

ashen

adjective ash·en \ˈa-shən\

Definition of ASHEN for Kids

1
:  of the color of ashes <… his fur was an ashen hue with blots of grey … — Brian Jacques, Redwall>
2
:  very pale <She was ashen with fear.>

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