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field grey

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Definition of field grey in English:


[mass noun]
A dark shade of grey, the regulation colour of the uniform of a German infantryman.
Example sentences
  • The SS developed its version of the army's field-grey combat uniform, with its own distinctive badges of rank on the collar, retaining black for full dress.
  • He wore the field-grey uniform of the commissioned high rank of the army and the many decoration and stripes.
  • Roswitha and Kitty sewed a field-gray uniform for Oskar, cutting it to his size.

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