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Synonyms for brindle

having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring

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Strengthened by this vision and stimulated by the fact of Wade's increasing weakness, they had sold their few possessions, except the simplest necessities for camping, had made a canvas cover for their wagon, stocked up with smoked meat, corn meal and coffee, tied old Brindle behind, fastened a coop of chickens against the wagon-box and, without faltering, had made the long pilgrimage.
It seemed one of life's harsh jests that now, when the tired, ill-nourished baby had fretted his last, old Brindle, waxing fat and sleek on the wheat pasture, should give more rich cream than the Wades could use.
That Fall they paid the first installment of two hundred dollars on their land and Martin persuaded his mother to give and Robinson to take a chattel on their two horses, old Brindle, her calf and the pigs, that other much-needed implements might be bought.
They trail blacks (28 per cent), brindles (22 per cent) and fawns (17 per cent) in a split which would probably be roughly the same in Britain and Ireland.
There's nine bitches and four dogs, mainly black, although there's a few brindles," said Brian Tuvey, owner of Pams Vienna.