pied

Part of speech: adjective

Mottled with various colors.

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Usage examples "pied":

  1. This was one of the huge nests of the Pied Pastor, and proved to be some 2 feet in length and 18 inches in diameter, composed chiefly of dry grass, but with a few twigs, many feathers, and a strip or two of rags intermingled in the mass. - "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
  2. Pied individuals were occasionally obtained, but even they were rare. - "The Extermination of the American Bison", William T. Hornaday.
  3. Listen: Mr. Archer went up to London, and he was staying at the Hummums, and Glascock agreed with me to leave the " Pied Horse." - "The House by the Church-Yard", J. Sheridan Le Fanu.