iron gray


Definition of iron gray 

: a slightly greenish dark gray

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That's South Florida, daggone it, not continuous drenching wetness from never-ending iron gray, Monitor vs. Merrimack skies. David J. Neal, miamiherald, "When will the buckets of rain give way to the normal daily summer rains?," 29 May 2018

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First Known Use of iron gray

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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