Definition of Dappled-grey
1. Noun. Grey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings.
Generic synonyms: Gray, Grayness, Grey, Greyness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dappled-grey
Literary usage of Dappled-grey
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Horse by William Youatt, Walker Watson, Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1874)
"The dappled grey is generally a handsomer and a better horse. ... The dappled grey, if dark at first, generally retains his colour to old age. ..."
2. The Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from (1833)
"The dappled grey is generally a handsomer and a better horse : all the angular points of the iron grey are filled up, and with that which not only adds to ..."
3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1861)
"Here," said the dealer, taking down a small cabinet picture—a dappled grey horse held by two men—" here is a piece by a promising but unknown artist. ..."
4. The Treatment of Shortsight by Julius Hirschberg (1912)
"These white stripes become broader and longer and form borders of pigment and islands. Bright white, or lightly dappled grey spots ..."