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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly;
- Example: "a jester dressed in motley"
- Example: "the painted desert"
- Example: "a particolored dress"
- Example: "a piebald horse"
- Example: "pied daisies"
[syn: motley, calico, multicolor, multi-color, multicolour, multi-colour, multicolored, multi-colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pi \Pi\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pied; p. pr. & vb. n. Pieing.] (Print.) To put into a mixed and disordered condition, as type; to mix and disarrange the type of; as, to pi a form. [Written also pie.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pied \Pied\, imp. & p. p. of Pi, or Pie, v. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pied \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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pied adj 1: having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies" [syn: motley, calico, multicolor, multi-color, multicolour, multi- colour, multicolored, multi-colored, multicoloured, multi-coloured, painted, particolored, particoloured, piebald, pied, varicolored, varicoloured]