grizzle

Part of speech: noun

A mixture of white and black; gray.

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Usage examples "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", Joseph Jacobs.
  2. His hair and moustache are crisp and just beginning to grizzle. - "The Fourth Series Plays, Complete", 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", Alice Morse Earle.