Definition of dapple grey in English:

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dapple grey

Pronunciation: /dapl ˈɡreɪ/

adjective

(Of a horse) grey or white with darker ring-like markings.
Example sentences
  • She continued to scrutinize his expression as his glower remained focused on the ground at their feet, one hand firmly gripping the reins of his lathered dapple-gray gelding while the other tightly held his riding crop.
  • To my great relief and joy, Prince Justyn was nowhere in sight, and Joshua was grooming a dapple-gray stallion.
  • Stacey chose a dapple gray horse, and a groom saddled the horse up for her.

noun

A dapple-grey horse.
Example sentences
  • Ahearn was a dapple gray stallion, and a solid wall of muscle.
  • To some rocking horse lovers, a carved English rocking horse means one thing: a dapple grey.
  • Ol' Dan was a dapple grey, white hair but lots of black spots on his skin.

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