piebald


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piebald

1. marked or spotted in two different colours, esp black and white
2. a black-and-white pied horse
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Next, in a pause on the part of the man who led him, he regarded with huge interest a piebald Shetland pony.
Th Gauchos laughed at the idea of the black kind being different from the grey, and they said that at all events it ha not extended its range any further than the grey kind; tha the two were never found separate; and that they readil bred together, and produced piebald offspring.
His father sold an old cow, a pair of piebald mountain ponies of his own raising, and a cleared plot of fair pas- ture land on the sunny slope of a pine-clad pass to a Jew inn-keeper in order to pay the people of the ship that took men to America to get rich in a short time.
He caught a glimpse of the broad, smooth, black and piebald back of Hollandka.
THEY must put up with the man with the piebald hair, and the gipsy complexion-- or they would get no doctoring at all.
I passed over the last unanswerable utterance of the Betteredge philosophy; and returned to the subject of the man with the piebald hair.
Here his daughter Josephine - a pretty fair-haired girl of eighteen, who had been tied on a horse at two years old, and had made a will at twelve, which she always carried about with her, expressive of her dying desire to be drawn to the grave by the two piebald ponies - cried, 'Father, hush
B Curry, Aughton The End of the Year BARE branches stretched out stark against a sombre sky, White in the offing while above a sullen grey, The earth below is sodden, whereon drab leaves lie, And rain spits in the wind, this dismal day, A startled jay provides a sudden colour splash, As if to prove not all is unremitting gloom, Two magpies arrow overhead in piebald flash, And squirrels, meerkat or a bookend pose, assume, A mounting melancholy marks the time of year, For all that's happened, all that is or was before, And Christmastide can offer hope and festal cheer, For love to grow and spread and take a hold once more, A time to reassess, renew and make amends, Now, as a new year opens and the old year ends.
Michelle Thomas, from York, took the reserve spot in the Coloured Horse and Pony Championships at the Harrogate showground with her piebald mare Phoebe VII, who is also five years old.
Following a group of owners and drivers based in counties Dublin, Meath, Clare and Limerick, Ireland's Sulky Racers shows the extremes these individuals will go to in order to prepare their piebald for race day.
Ocers at the RSPCA believe the body of a piebald foal may have been lying in the ditch in Cord Lane, Easenhall, for a week before being reported to the charity.
We were able to obtain a DNA sample for the FWC Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study who classified it as a piebald mutation.