brindled


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brindled

brown or grey streaked or patched with a darker colour
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Several persons who happened to see the brindled cow, and Cadmus following behind, began to trudge after her, precisely as he did.
When Cadmus and his companions came up with her, there was the brindled cow taking her ease, chewing her cud, and looking them quietly in the face; as if this was just the spot she had been seeking for, and as if it were all a matter of course.
The brindled cow, which has led us hither, will supply us with milk.
They went thither to fetch some, leaving Cadmus stretched on the ground along with the brindled cow; for, now that he had found a place of rest, it seemed as if all the weariness of his pilgrimage, ever since he left King Agenor's palace, had fallen upon him at once.
When motorist Mark Stockdale locked himself out of his car at Outlane, he trapped his brindled boxer dog, Buster, inside with the engine running.
Dropping the tailgate, he pulled out his young world champion King Bud, a racy, brindled, bob-tailed, 45-pound squirrel dog.
The brindled Staffordshire bull terrier has not yet been traced.
Things did not get off to a particularly swinging start when the key-holder's brindled bitch took one look at my friend's much smaller, more sheep-like dog and flew at him from her shady spot beneath a bench like the proverbial bat out of hell.
He was looking at three magnificent hounds leashed by a herald next to the King, one tawny-red, one brindled, one blue.
On the moonlit lawn sat an opossum with brindled fur and a harlequin-shaped face, and it hissed at them, showing its pointy teeth.
Witnesses of the frenzied assault said the man and his pet were set upon by a large white English bull terrier and a brindled Stafford bull terrier and no attempt was made by the dog owners to prevent the attack.
when you scooped up a grey-black scrap of brindled kitten