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

Words Nearby dapple-grey

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How to use dapple-grey in a sentence

  • 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
  • I had a little hobby horse,And it was dapple grey, Its head was made of pea-straw,Its tail was made of hay.

  • 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