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Adj.1.particoloured - having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightlyparticoloured - having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
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Girt to his side was the steel hilt of an old sword without blade or scabbard; and some particoloured ends of ribands and poor glass toys completed the ornamental portion of his attire.
And soon, moth-like, all the children and teenagers of Aberfan and Merthyr Vale and from the other villages round about emerged from the spring dark, drawn irresistibly to this new particoloured puddle of light.
As a curator, she wanted to communicate that colour shaped the meaning of the printed image: 'Candy pools of red lake, yellow, green, and semi-transparent blue washes helped medieval audiences to identify villains who wore stripes or particoloured clothes, or to elicit sympathy by confronting gobs of viscous blood.