Sil"ver*y (?), a.

1.

Resembling, or having the luster of, silver; grayish white and lustrous; of a mild luster; bright.

All the enameled race, whose silvery wing Waves to the tepid zephyrs of the spring. Pope.

2.

Besprinkled or covered with silver.

3.

Having the clear, musical tone of silver; soft and clear in sound; as, silvery voices; a silvery laugh.

Silvery iron Metal., a peculiar light-gray fine-grained cast iron, usually obtained from clay iron ore.

 

© Webster 1913.

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