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Definition of "pied" [pied]

  • Patchy in color; splotched or piebald. (adjective)
  • Printing Past tense and past participle of pi2. (verb)

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 "pied" in a sentence
  • "A single case of type stood on a rack and the form of a bill-of-fare -- partly "pied" -- was on a marble slab which formed the top of a small table."
  • "Maybe removing the whiteface platinum pearl hen from her yellow-white albino mate (also called pied) caused the disruption."
  • "A gendarme a pied was the only person near me, and I asked him, if he could explain the reason of the movement."