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dapple-grey

noun
  1. a horse with a grey coat having spots of darker colour
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Historical Examples

  • 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