(Of an animal) having irregular patches of white and another colour (properly not black). Compare with piebald.
More example sentences
- She slipped through the gate back into the village and soon found her skewbald horse.
- Bee was a skewbald Arab with long slender legs and a beautiful face.
- He was a handsome 10-year-old skewbald native cross called Gaffer.
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mid 17th century: from obsolete skewed 'skewbald' (of uncertain origin), on the pattern of piebald.
Definition of skewbald in:
- The US English dictionary