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  • n. A tortoiseshell and white domestic cat

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings


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  • A little calico cat slithered from around a white tombstone, scraping its furry side along the marble, and blinked moonlight-silvered eyes at Renata.

    Etched in Bone

  • Bullfrogs had croaked, squirrels scolding the old calico cat that had wandered the grounds.


  • Mum would have a calico cat if she knew her globe-wandering daughter had crossed paths with a heathen like Jesse Morgan.

    The Lightkeeper

  • Still, this was a tiger, not a calico cat with a love of sunbeams and people smooshing their face in his fur singing about bouncy mice and shnuggles.

    Jasper Dash and the Flame-Pits of Delaware


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