Words nearby tortoiseshell
How to use tortoiseshell in a sentence
Celluloid was a suitable substitute for ivory and tortoiseshell, but sleek, shiny Bakelite gleamed with modernity.Materials of the last century shaped modern life, but at a price|Carolyn Wilke|January 28, 2022|Science News
The Chinese possess marvellous skill in carving ivory, tortoiseshell, and wood.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Pussy is about five years old, and is a handsome, light tortoiseshell, with a pretty face and coaxing ways.
Any one wishing to breed rich brown tabbies, should use a tortoiseshell she-cat with a very brown and black-banded he-cat.
British Dictionary definitions for tortoiseshell
- a yellowish-brown mottled colour
- (as adjective)a tortoiseshell décor