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brin·dle

(brin'dl),
A hair coat color in which there is a uniform mixture of gray or tawny hairs with others of white or black; a composite color. Usually results in a black tiger stripe pattern on tan background; governed by the e allele at the extension locus.
[diminutive of O.E. brinded]

brindle

a pattern of coat pigmentation in which darker hairs form bands on a lighter background. A common coat color in Great Danes and Boston terriers.
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Alone, that is, except for the brindled apparition on the ceiling.
Their pallid skin deviates into their brindled twisting sea-snake tails.
A black and white brindled beauty called Sparkling Confetti took the first prize rosette instead.
Clay pavers come in a range of soft colours, including brindled (multi-coloured) effects.
The male is lightly brindled with white "socks" and his sister is darkly brindled.
Above the great, bushy, brindled beard his eyes were beautiful, I thought, lively and piercing and friendly.
Although the significance and initial use of country-and-western in Aboriginal music are uncertain, some of the earliest research into contemporary Aboriginal music noted its popularity, referring to it as `hillbilly songs' (Beckett 1958, 32): `among black, white and brindled, hillbilly songs are the real favourites in the Australian outback'.
The crisply angular forms of the new extensions are executed in brindled brick, with orthogonal openings punched into the skin.
Dauber, a 2-year-old brindled greyhound, has been away from his life on a Colorado dog-racing track for just over a month.
The mascots of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games -- three brindled brothers and sisters of harbor seals with the names "Vichuon, Barame, and Chumuro" -- put Asia in the spotlight.
The cat is prowling at the windowsill, its tail flicking, fur brindled all the way down its spine.
I WOULD like to ask the public in the Great Barr area to be on the look out for a youth with a large white English bull terrier accompanied sometimes with two other youths and a brindled Stafford bull terrier.