Silvery iron
Silvery Sil"ver*y, a. 1. Resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright. [1913 Webster]

All the enameled race, whose silvery wing Waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. Besprinkled or covered with silver. [1913 Webster]

3. Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh. [1913 Webster]

{Silvery iron} (Metal.), a peculiar light-gray fine-grained cast iron, usually obtained from clay iron ore. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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