gray with ill-defined mottling of a darker shade.
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How to use dapple-gray in a sentence
Tot bestrode a dapple-gray horse, and the Queen sat upon a lion and took hold of its mane to steady herself.Dot and Tot of Merryland | L. Frank Baum
He was mounted on a dapple-gray horse, both swift and strong, and evidently chosen by a connoisseur.The Conspirators | Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
For my own use, I keep a large dapple-gray, an ex-charger of the purest blood.
Each moment increased my joy and pride in that dapple-gray gelding.A Daughter of the Middle Border | Hamlin Garland
He was an animal of amazing power, about sixteen hands, and dapple gray in colour.Richard Carvel, Complete | Winston Churchill