But it was black Jim, riding on roan Sultan, out with the searchers, who saw and understood.
Isn't the roan colt and the bay filly worth troublin' about?
The roan mare was young and spirited, but not vicious, and the boy had no trouble in controlling her.
The roan, with Laramie's hand on his bridle, swept on downstream.
Then when you speak of the roan, they must know that you can only mean the roan mare.
Have them saddle the roan for me, and they may take the chestnut pair and lead Firefly.
He was gentle with her, and showed himself to be an expert driver of the roan colts.
There's a big five-year-old roan around here that will be safe as a church for you.
And, Felipe, go find Cosme and tell him to saddle the roan pony to go to the store at once.
He shall have the roan that hoisted you out of the saddle with his hind quarters.
1520s, from Middle French roan "reddish brown," perhaps from Spanish roano, from Old Spanish raudano, probably from a Germanic source (cf. Gothic raudan, accusative of rauðs "red"). Chiefly of horses.