Sentence Examples


  • In size they are less than half that of a large wolf and are of a motley sandy colour.
  • A motley host, made up out of the tribes bordering on the Black Sea and the Caspian, hovered round his small army, but failed to hinder him from laying siege to the town.
  • From Japan a similar animal is obtained in smaller quantities with very good but longer fur, of yellowish motley light-brown shades.
  • Crossing the Potomac, he marched eastward, and, defeating a motley force which General Lew Wallace had collected to oppose him, appeared before the lines of Washington.
  • If the colour were less motley and the joins between the skins could be made less noticeable, it would be largely in demand for stoles, ties and muffs.