What does the word leaden mean?

Usage examples for leaden

  1. Graydon resumed his seat near the window and watched Droom with leaden eyes as he turned suddenly to resume charge of the packing. – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. Cabot and the fishermen had found a land of great forests, swept by the cold and leaden seas of the Arctic, and holding its secret clasped in the iron grip of the northern ice. – The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada by Stephen Leacock
  3. We will not linger over that leave- taking on the porch of the Wayside; so pathetic, so full of tenderness, even of despair, and yet with a slender ray of hope beneath the leaden cloud of anxiety. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns