Ashy pale
Ashy Ash"y, a. 1. Pertaining to, or composed of, ashes; filled, or strewed with, ashes. [1913 Webster]

2. Ash-colored; whitish gray; deadly pale. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Ashy pale}, pale as ashes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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