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  • adj. having brown stripes


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  • The assistant principal, a stumpy, serious man in a short sleeve shirt and brown-striped tie, corals their attention.

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • Fluffy Sassy, a Persian-cross with her snubbed nose and long brown-striped coat, a brown tiger.

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

  • But, Mr. Roberts, in a brown-striped suit, white shirt, open neck, where's the tie or will more shirt buttons be opened?

    CNN Transcript Nov 21, 2008

  • Finally, The tiny brown-striped kitten with only one eye is named Lydia.

    3 New Cats at Purrin' - Wed., July 12, 2006

  • He smiled, and I followed as he ushered Sal and me into a brown-striped maxi with a cardboard sign on the dashboard that read LA ROMAIN/GULF CITY MALL.

    Angel’s Grace

  • There were thirteen ducks, and ten lily-white (as the fashion then of ducks was), not I mean twenty-three in all, but ten white and three brown-striped ones; and without being nice about their colour, they all quacked very movingly.

    Lorna Doone

  • These garments are made in Nijd and the Eastern districts; they are of four colours, white, black, red, and brown-striped.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • Calleigh, her blue eyes hidden behind dark glasses, her long hair tied back in a ponytail, wore tan slacks and a brown-striped white short-sleeve blouse.

    Florida Getaway

  • She remembered an outfit, purchased for her first plane trip an orange -, blue -, and brown-striped dress with a matching scarf, from the old Best

    Every Secret Thing

  • Everything in sight was scree tumble, sloped gravel, blinding patches and streaks of snow, slick shining trickles of ice down gray- and brown-striped, crooked-layered limestone and mica schist, and above it all, the inward-leaning aiguillette peaks—barren stone needles like the newest, sharpest mountains on some moon.



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