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  • adj. Alternative spelling of particoloured.


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  • "History has left Hav behind," she notes, but a long, particolored history is also Hav's greatest boast.

    Visiting a Land Beyond Fodor's Reach

  • You'll carry a kicky little purse made from a humanely-harvested box-turtle's shell on a quietly assertive strap of particolored faux Sillystring.

    Mayor Bloomberg, Buy Those Handguns

  • The ecoregion harbors several threatened species, including the endangered red panda (Ailurus fulgens), takin (Budorcas taxicolor), serow (Capricornis sumatraensis), and particolored squirrel (Hylopetes alboniger).

    Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests

  • The black family would let me come look at their particolored chickens—bantams, Dominickers—scratching around uncooped in their precisely raked dirt yard.

    Dream State

  • Various men in particolored togas stood far back, some clad in laena and apex, shoes without laces or buckles.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Behind him came Agrippa, also crowned, toting the curlicued staff of an augur and wearing his red-and-purple particolored toga.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • On the monitors, gene sequences continued to flow in twinned spiraling streams, the four rivers of Eden transforming into a wavering, particolored snake.

    THE RIVERS OF EDEN by Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold | Fiction | Futurismic

  • Director "Henry L. Egan" was in fact Enrique López Eguiluz, who had no other major works in the genre, but much of the film's stylistic impact is owed to the particolored scope cinematography of Emilio Foriscot, who previously shot Jess Franco's LABIOS ROJOS 1960, his first "Red Lips" movie and later worked with Sergio Martino on THE CASE OF THE SCORPION'S TAIL and THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS. WARDH.


  • The city below the hill was particolored, the white of new marble and the honey color of ancient marble.

    The Life of the World to Come

  • But to Mr. In and Mr. Out this event was merely a particolored iridescent segment of a whirring, spinning world.

    Tales of the Jazz Age


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