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Word: piebald

Definition: of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald


Sentences Containing 'piebald'

"Bald" in the English name is derived from the word "piebald", meaning "white headed".
As suggested by its name in French, the breed is piebald, black and pink.
Her damsels and she are all one glow of gold, all bunches of pearls, all diamonds, all rubies, all cloth of brocade of more than ten borders; with their hair loose on their shoulders like so many sunbeams playing with the wind; and moreover, they come mounted on three piebald cackneys, the finest sight ever you saw."
However, Gypsy horses may be of any coat colour; none of the breed registries incorporates a colour requirement into its breed standard. Since the breed's origin is British, colour names are typically given in British English in all English language registries, even in the United States, such as the piebald and skewbald colour descriptors added to the tobiano spotting patterns of the Gypsy.
In the photograph, he is wearing a fur hat with 2 woodpeckers one on either side, and he was wearing a piebald calf's vest the day of the fatal battle.
It is a small draught breed, popularly recognized for its abundant leg feathering and common black and white, or "piebald", coat colour, though it can be of any other colour as well.
The Gypsy horse is widely known for its piebald, or black and white pinto coat colour, a common but not sole colouration for the breed.

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