Pied (?),

imp. & p. p. of Pi, or Pie, v.

 

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Pied (?), a. [From Pie the party-colored bird.]

Variegated with spots of different colors; party-colored; spotted; piebald.

"Pied coats." Burton. "Meadows trim with daisies pied." Milton.

Pied antelope Zool., the bontebok. -- Pied-billed grebe Zool., the dabchick. -- Pied blackbird Zool., any Asiatic thrush of the genus Turdulus. -- Pied finch Zool. (a) The chaffinch. (b) The snow bunting. [Prov. Eng.] -- Pied flycatcher Zool., a common European flycatcher (Ficedula atricapilla). The male is black and white.

 

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