Definition of Dappled-gray
1. Noun. Grey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings.
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dappled-gray
Literary usage of Dappled-gray
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1861)
"... as indeed he could not but admire; but was somewhat disturbed by that plunging gray in the centre, ae though it were of kin to another dappled gray. ..."
2. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and by John Smith (1834)
"Two soldiers bourgeois, one of whom has dismounted from a beautiful dappled-gray horse, and stands at the head of his steed conversing with a peasant: the ..."
3. The Woman's Story: As Told by Twenty American Women by Laura Carter Holloway, Laura Carter Langford (1888)
"The old mare was traded off, and a dappled-gray four-year-old was in her place. ... The dappled-gray mare took us to church or to town in fine style—passed ..."
4. A History of the Percheron Horse: Including Hitherto Unpublished Data by Alvin Howard Sanders (1917)
"... including the noted Romulus, dappled gray, about 16 hands high, ... Vautour, light gray, 16 hands high; Cheri, dappled gray, 16 hands high; and Madere, ..."