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gray or tawny with darker streaks or spots.
Historical Examples

The Nest Builder Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
Cabbages and Kings O. Henry
The Bush Boys Captain Mayne Reid
Songs of Childhood Walter de la Mare
Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children Julian Hawthorne
Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
All About Dogs Charles Henry Lane
The Fairy Ring Various
The Fortunate Isles Mary Stuart Boyd
Three Elephant Power Andrew Barton ‘Banjo’ Paterson

brown or grey streaked or patched with a darker colour: a brindled dog


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