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- adjective of black tinged with grey
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He was originally portrayed as having neatly trimmed purple-grey hair, but this was soon redesigned to be a long, straggly, grey-black mane, and more recently intodreadlocks.
They are migratory birds, wintering in the northern and southern US.Slaty-backed gull Larus schistisagusAlso known as the Pacific gull, the slaty-backed is grey-black in colour with dark upper wings and is a coastal species of northern Asia and the Bering Sea.
He wiped beer off his mouth with the back of his hand: a scrawny, fortyish man with neat, thin, grey-black hair, restless eyes and an overall air of self-importance.
The Elvis Latte Allie Dresser 2010
In the center of the wasteland was an enormous conical cairn built of dull grey-black stone, larger than the Great Library of Armethalieh and as tall as a four-story building, with a set of stairs spiraling around it to the top.
Tran Siberian Michael J. Solender 2010
Ai haz tu tabbehs, RnG girl and grey-black girl, sisters.
A subtle grey-black checked fabric trims the bottom of the case.
And if you look very carefully at a Black Panther as I did at this fellow when we tumbled out of the 4WD to take a look y0u can actually see the black spots superimposed on a grey-black background.
Archive 2007-01-01 Glenda Larke 2007
Not common rocks they were, undermined by waves; but great curved banks like ironwork cinder heaps, with green slime below, and thorny shrubs and things just waving upon them here and there, and the water glassy calm and clear, and showing you a kind of dirty grey-black shine, with huge flaring red-brown weeds spreading motionless, and crawling and darting things going through it.
Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells Herbert George 2006
Meanwhile the day had become much lighter; part of the endless, grey-black building on the other side of the street — which was a hospital — could be seen quite clearly with the austere and regular line of windows piercing its facade; the rain was still falling, now throwing down large, individual droplets which hit the ground one at a time.
"He is tall, with grey-black hair, a long face with a big chin like Brian Mulroney's," she wrote.