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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ashen  \Ash"en\,  a.  [See  {Ash},  the  tree.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  ash  tree.  ``Ashen  poles.''  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ashen  \Ash"en\,  a. 
  Consisting  of  or  resembling,  ashes;  of  a  color  between  brown 
  and  gray,  or  white  and  gray. 
 
  The  ashen  hue  of  age.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ashen  \Ash"en\,  n., 
  obs.  pl  for  {Ashes}.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ashen 
  adj  1:  ash-colored  or  anemic  looking  from  illness  or  emotion;  "a 
  face  turned  ashen";  "the  invalid's  blanched  cheeks"; 
  "tried  to  speak  with  bloodless  lips";  "a  face  livid 
  with  shock";  "lips...livid  with  the  hue  of  death"- 
  Mary  W.  Shelley;  "lips  white  with  terror";  "a  face 
  white  with  rage"  [syn:  {blanched},  {bloodless},  {livid}, 
  {white}] 
  2:  made  of  wood  of  the  ash  tree 




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