powdery (part of speech: adjective)
- The horses seemed almost to divine that they had only to put on a final spurt and finish their task, for they went off at a free gallop, and before long there was the rattle of the wheels plainly heard, though for the most part it was drowned by the sound of the trampling hoofs, for the pursuers were now upon the hard, chalky road. - "The Master of the Ceremonies", George Manville Fenn.
- And the hand in which the thin cheek rested, while large and chalky- white, was slender as a girl's.... - "She Buildeth Her House", Will Comfort.
- It was a moving, white cloud in the river, a chalky shading that marked the highest reach of the harbor tide. - "She Buildeth Her House", Will Comfort.