grizzled

Part of speech: adjective

Gray.

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Usage examples "grizzled":

  1. Of women I saw scarcely any- old men, with long dirty black or grizzled beards, yellow skins, peaked black caps, and filthy black gowns clutched about their thin bodies. - "The Dark Forest", Hugh Walpole.
  2. Furley, broad- shouldered, florid, with tanned skin and grizzled hair, was still wearing the high sea boots and jersey of the duck shooter. - "The Devil's Paw", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. Colour brown above, a little grizzled and glistening, more silvery below. - "Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon", Robert A. Sterndale.