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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.
In this illustration, A's brindled pricing is above its total average variable cost for both products in the brindle, shampoo and conditioner.
Funny, absurd, sad, and lyrical, Pelevin's novel interweaves the author's familiar themes of simulacra and metamorphosis, drawing as it does from both Eastern and Western philosophical sources, and calls into existence a whimsical world in which the werefox and the werewolf temporarily abandon their social roles of prostitute and FSB officer and reach sexual ecstasies solely by interlocking their tails, petroleum oil is obtained by means of the ritual worship of a brindled cow's skull, and werefoxes are hunting English aristocrats.
Brindled as a "sweetener" with the legislation that created a $700 billion federal "bailout" of the distressed financial sector, the parity provisions do not actually mandate that plans provide coverage of mental health or substance abuse benefits.
And there is more to be brindled in: even as Charles was announcing V6, the group was acquiring Engineous Sol, ware, a developer of simulation software for process automation, to be integrated into the V6 platform.
Around and around the sandy track she would run, a blur of brindled brown with four white stockings.
Brindled Hide Rug ($675), throw pillows (price upon request), and round wooden tray ($125) from Lime Stone (see above).
Two of the puppies were black and white, two were brown and white, and two were white with brindled patches.
Late yesterday morning, the brindled black and brown female pit-bull mix now named Holly made her press debut as she was transferred from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton to the care of the Animal Rescue League of Boston, which had been instrumental in the search for the dog while it was on the run in Barre.
So variously, so carelessly Flush embraced the spotted spaniel down the alley, and the brindled dog and the yellow dog--it did not matter which.
Bshary and Grutter put a possible client, the brindled monocle bream Scolopsis bilineatus, in the middle compartment of an aquarium, where it could watch two cleaner fish, Labroides dimidiatus, in the end compartments.
The smaller, mostly black or brindled cattle were raised on the western islands and were known as Kyloes, and the larger red animals of the Scottish mainland.