Dap"ple (?), Dap"pled (?), a.

Marked with spots of different shades of color; spotted; variegated; as, a dapple horse.

Some dapple mists still floated along the peaks. Sir W. Scott.

⇒ The word is used in composition to denote that some color is variegated or marked with spots; as, dapple-bay; dapple-gray.

His steed was all dapple-gray. Chaucer.

O, swiftly can speed my dapple-gray steed. Sir W. Scott.

 

© Webster 1913.

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