mottled


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having spots or patches of color

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His thick hands were puffy and mottled purply white.
Round one of his hands he had a handkerchief wrapped, which was mottled all over with bloodstains.
Bronzing bracken and mottled bramble gleamed in the light of the sinking sun.
Finally one of them, an elderly man, with a necklace and bracelet of great lustrous glass beads and the skin of some beautiful mottled amber-colored animal slung over his shoulders, ran forward and embraced most tenderly the youth whom we had saved.
A child would know Silver Blaze, with his white forehead and his mottled off-foreleg.
Major Putnam had sprung up, his purple face mottled.
The third cook, crowned with a resplendent tin basin and wrapped royally in a table-cloth mottled with grease-spots and coffee stains, and bearing a sceptre that looked strangely like a belaying-pin, walked upon a dilapidated carpet and perched himself on the capstan, careless of the flying spray; his tarred and weather-beaten Chamberlains, Dukes and Lord High Admirals surrounded him, arrayed in all the pomp that spare tarpaulins and remnants of old sails could furnish.
He does not stand out of our low limitations, like a Chimborazo under the line, running up from the torrid Base through all the climates of the globe, with belts of the herbage of every latitude on its high and mottled sides; but this genius is the landscape-garden of a modern house, adorned with fountains and statues, with well-bred men and women standing and sitting in the walks and terraces.
His face, usually so rosy, was now strangely mottled.
When she reddened her pasty skin acquired a curiously mottled look, like strawberries and cream that had gone bad.
Then a little Frog, with bright jewelled eyes, and a green mottled coat, swam up to him.
He spun round with a scream and fell upon his back, his hideous red face turning suddenly to a dreadful mottled pallor.
She had the face of an impertinent but jolly little pig, mottled red under a dusting of powder.
Within that mottled organ were the muscles of a Titan, the force of a dozen mighty catapults, and the owner of the tail was fully aware of the possibilities which it contained.
This he unlocked, and took from it a dozen or so blue sheets of paper all mottled over with stamps and seals, with very large V.