Words nearby tortoiseshell
How to use tortoiseshell in a sentence
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.
If a tiger or a buffalo escapes from his pen, if tortoiseshell or jade is broken in its case, who is to blame?The Sayings Of Confucius|Confucius
He had long hair, done up on his head like a woman's and held in place by a tortoiseshell comb.The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez
British Dictionary definitions for tortoiseshell
- a yellowish-brown mottled colour
- (as adjective)a tortoiseshell décor