Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cab of the coupé type, introduced in New York in 1883: so named from its colors.

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  • adjective having a pattern of black and tan

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Examples

  • In the African-American magazine The Messenger, coeditor Chandler Owen called the black-and-tan “America’s most democratic institution,” where “we see white and colored people mix freely.

    LAST CALL

  • In the African-American magazine The Messenger, coeditor Chandler Owen called the black-and-tan “America’s most democratic institution,” where “we see white and colored people mix freely.

    LAST CALL

  • Gordon Setter: This black-and-tan beauty looks a little zaftig to me—but it could just be a thick coat.

    Westminster Dog Show 2012—Best in Show—as it happened

  • Breda Muddler, which royal bitch, as every one who is familiar with the stud book knows, goes back as far as the almost mythical Spuds, with along the way no primrose dallyings with black-and-tan Killeney

    CHAPTER VII

  • Joplin's animal-control staff had found Bren, with her black-and-tan coat, buried in a pile of rubble in a residential area leveled by Sunday night's tornado.

    In Joplin, Bren the Lucky Pit Bull

  • A black-and-tan puppy burst into the clearing, wagging its tail so hard its entire body shook.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • A black-and-tan puppy burst into the clearing, wagging its tail so hard its entire body shook.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • With their black-and-tan coats like molten liquorice splashed with cooking sherry, these are handsome and intelligent if occasionally headstrong dogs.

    Dog days for British breeds

  • There is one black-and-tan fellow whom I have dubbed Spike, for the interesting way his “bangs” stand straight up.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat

  • There is one black-and-tan fellow whom I have dubbed Spike, for the interesting way his “bangs” stand straight up.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat

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