gunmetal: Word of the day for August 12, 2017

gunmetal , n :
(historical) A type of bronze used for making cannons.
An alloy of 88% copper, 10% tin and 2% zinc, originally used for making guns.
A dark grey or bluish-grey colour; gunmetal-grey.
American gunmaker Eliphalet Remington, who founded the Remington Arms company and designed the Remington rifle, died on this day in 1861.

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