pied(redirected from piedly)
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Patchy in color; splotched or piebald.
[Middle English, from pie, magpie; see pie2.]
Past tense and past participle of pi2.
(Zoology) having markings of two or more colours
[C14: from pie2; an allusion to the magpie's black-and-white colouring]
1. having two or more colors in a pattern of patches or spots; piebald.
2. wearing pied clothing.
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|Adj.||1.||pied - 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"|
multicolor, multi-color, multicolored, multi-colored, multicolour, multi-colour, multicoloured, multi-coloured, particolored, particoloured, piebald, varicolored, varicoloured, calico, motley, painted