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a horse with a grey coat having spots of darker colour
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Her palfrey was dapple-grey and she herself shone as the summer sun.

    Stories from the Ballads Mary MacGregor
  • And the way he comes prancing along on his dapple-grey pony, as if no one could ride a spirited animal but himself!

    The Cat and Fiddle Book Lady Florence Bell
  • The Elfin Queen only laughed in his face, and brought her dapple-grey palfrey close up to where he was standing.

    The Scottish Fairy Book Elizabeth W. Grierson
  • Seest thou not yon knight coming towards us on a dapple-grey steed, with a helmet of gold on his head?

    The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • He had one very good ox named Harri; it was dapple-grey of coat, and bigger than any other of his cattle.

    Laxdla Saga Anonymous
  • At last, as the sun began to sink quite red towards the horizon, she saw him coming on his dapple-grey horse.

  • The convict gave her a long look, and his hawk's eye gleamed; then he turned his attention to the dapple-grey.

    The Shadow of a Man E. W. Hornung

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