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Definition of "dapple-gray" [dapple-gray]

  • Gray with a mottled pattern of darker gray markings. (adjective)
  • A horse having a coat of mottled gray. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dapple-gray" in a sentence
  • "What sodden indistinction just an hour ago had all but persuaded us not to regret resumes its first divisions: slate from cinder, ash from smoke, warm dapple-gray from moleskin, dove - from"
  • "A well-worn rocking horse rested by the window: a dignified dapple-gray with kind black eyes who seemed grateful for the dusting I gave him."
  • "“He was a fine looking officer and rode a fine dark dapple-gray horse,” remembered a South Carolinian of the famous cavalryman."