What does the word grizzle mean?

Usage examples for grizzle

  1. So Johnnie and Grizzle ran back home, and when they got there they found that their father the farmer had earned a lot of money and had been searching and searching for them over the forest, and was mighty glad to get back Johnnie and Grizzle again. – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  2. His hair and moustache are crisp and just beginning to grizzle. – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  3. In 1755 the house of barber Coes, of Marblehead, was broken into, and eight brown and three grizzle wigs were stolen; some of these had " feathered tops," some were bordered with red ribbon, some with purple. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle