brindled

Part of speech: adjective

Irregularly streaked with color. brinded.

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Usage examples "brindled":

  1. Here, my dear mother, cried Francisco, pouring the guineas into her lap; and here, continued he, emptying a bag which contained about as much more, in small Italian coins, the profits of trade- money he had fairly earned during the two years he sold fruit amongst the little Neapolitan merchants; this is all yours, dearest mother, and I hope it will be enough to pay for the brindled cow. - "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.
  2. An' half way up you'll see the hide Of Hogan's brindled bull; Well, mind and keep the right- hand side, The left's too steep a pull. - "Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses", A. B. Paterson.
  3. Indeed, I never saw such a place for bull- dogs- chiefly brindled ones- as Bordeaux. - "When Love Calls", Stanley J. Weyman.