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Word: brindled

Definition: tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)


Sentences Containing 'brindled'

At length, after they had danced a good while, Interest drew out a great purse, made of the skin of a large brindled cat and to all appearance full of money, and flung it at the castle, and with the force of the blow the boards fell asunder and tumbled down, leaving the damsel exposed and unprotected.
There was a fishy flavor to the milk, too, which I could not at all account for, till one morning happening to take a stroll along the beach among some fishermen's boats, I saw Hosea's brindled cow feeding on fish remnants, and marching along the sand with each foot in a cod's decapitated head, looking very slip-shod, I assure ye.
These Darrochs were known as the "Clann Domhnuill Riabhaich" which is a corrption of "dath riabhach", which is Gaelic for "brindled colour".

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