parti-coloured


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parti-coloured

, party-coloured
having different colours in different parts; variegated
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Parti-coloured bats will be active until the end of November.
Suetonius, the Roman historian, recounted how Caligula's boats had"sterns set with gems, parti-coloured sails, huge spacious baths, colonnades and banquet halls, and even a great variety of vines and fruit trees.
The nature of the beasts they saw was changing, the cattle shorterlegged and shaggy, with wide horns, the sheep all colours from beige to parti-coloured, their fleeces long and draggled.
Countermanding the excessive girth, nonetheless, are his parti-coloured, Giottoesque wings.
you simply refuse to be overlooked, you celebrant of the variegated, the parti-coloured, mixture of paint, pigment, picture of pied beauty.
Let Martin fulfil the role of a sly parasite: let him come onto the stage in a parti-coloured garment.
It was quite natural for Swift to fix upon the idea of the parti-coloured coats for his own purposes.

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