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grizzle

a bluish-gray or iron-gray coat color in dogs, consisting of a mixture of black and white hairs. In canaries, it describes light, grayish markings on the head, body, wings or tail.
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So essentially, Edsel Grizzler is a new take on an old theme.
But with injuries they need more in-depth class to call on, and they need a grizzler, preferably a tight head, who is going to anchor their scrum and frighten a few people.
Shauna Lowry, from TV's Battersea Dogs' Home, and star pets Skip, from the film My Dog Skip, and Grizzler, from the Lloyds TSB television commercial were among those at Central Park, Dagenham, Essex.
For a fleeting moment I could tell one of the Echo boys was thinking about tackling the former British Lions grizzler with a tap on the shoulder.
Celtic Warriors' Gethin Jenkins is controversially retained at tighthead prop and will get one of the toughest examinations possible against Gloucester grizzler Trevor Woodman.
Two years ago almost to the very week, the ex-Cardiff powerhouse was the priceless Welsh grizzler who could play on both sides of the scrum.