[pahy-bawld] /ˈpaɪˌbɔld/

having patches of black and white or of other colors; parti-colored.
a piebald animal, especially a horse.
marked or spotted in two different colours, esp black and white: a piebald horse
a black-and-white pied horse

“of two different colors,” 1580s, formed from pie (n.2) “magpie” + bald in its older sense of “spotted, white;” in reference to the black-and-white plumage of the magpie. Hence, “of mixed character, mongrel.” Technically only of black-and-white colorings.


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