Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Spotted like an apple; dapple.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Dappled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete dappled

Etymologies

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Old French pomelé, French pommelé. See pome.

Examples

  • That is a beast, pomely or spotted, that is but a little more high than is a steed, but he hath the neck a twenty cubits long; and his croup and his tail is as of an hart; and he may look over a great high house.

    The Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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  • To some a horse is made homely

    By a coat that's mottled and pomely,

    But my heart is kindled

    By all that is brindled,

    Recalling my old pinto pony.

    October 21, 2015