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Meaning of PIEBALD

Pronunciation:  'pI`bold

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert,"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"

PIEBALD is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: colored, colorful, coloured, in color(p), motley, multicolor, multicolored, multicolour, multicoloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, pied, varicolored, varicoloured



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pie"bald`\, a. [Pie the party-colored bird + bald.]
1. Having spots and patches of black and white, or other
   colors; mottled; pied. ``A piebald steed of Thracian
   strain.'' --Dryden.

2. Fig.: Mixed. ``Piebald languages.'' --Hudibras.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bay, bayard, buckskin, calico, calico pony, chestnut, clouded, dapple, dappled, dapple-gray, dun, gray, grizzle, marbled, motley, mottled, paint, painted pony, pepper-and-salt, pied, pinto, roan, skewbald, sorrel