having large patches of white and brown or any other color except black
Origin of skewbald; from Middle English skewed, piebald + bald
a skewbald horse
Having spots or patches of white on a coat of a color other than black: a skewbald horse.
A skewbald animal, especially a horse.
Origin of skewbaldMiddle English skeued, of mixed colors (probably from skeu, sky, cloud, of Scandinavian origin; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots) + bald.
- (of horses) Marked with patches of white and non-black colours.