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Meaning of ASHEN

Pronunciation:  'ashun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  made of wood of the ash tree

ASHEN is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: blanched, bloodless, colorless, colourless, livid, white, woody



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ash"en\, a. [See {Ash}, the tree.]
    Of or pertaining to the ash tree. ``Ashen poles.'' --Dryden.
  2. \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.
  3. \Ash"en\, n.,
    obs. pl. for {Ashes}. --Chaucer.
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