Definición de skewbald en inglés:

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skewbald

Pronunciación: /ˈskjuːbɔːld/

adjetivo

(Of an animal) having irregular patches of white and another colour (properly not black). Compare with piebald.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

sustantivo

A skewbald animal, especially a horse.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Piebalds, skewbalds and plain foxy ponies were fetching from 1,000 upwards and donkeys were also in demand, with good class mares reported to be also making 1,000 and more.

Origen

Mid 17th century: from obsolete skewed 'skewbald' (of uncertain origin), on the pattern of piebald.

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Saltos de línea: skew|bald

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