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Definition of Gray


  1. White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt, or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove.
  2. Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary.
  3. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames.
  4. A gray color; any mixture of white and black; also, a neutral or whitish tint.
  5. An animal or thing of gray color, as a horse, a badger, or a kind of salmon.

Gray Quotations

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt

Gray hair is God's graffiti.
Bill Cosby

Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
Benjamin Franklin

I grew up with the sea, and poverty for me was sumptuous; then I lost the sea and found all luxuries gray and poverty unbearable.
Albert Camus

The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs.
Hunter S. Thompson
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Gray Translations

gray in Afrikaans is grys
gray in Dutch is grijs, grauw
gray in Finnish is harmaa
gray in German is grau
gray in Italian is grigio
gray in Portuguese is cinzento
gray in Spanish is gris

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