variegated

[v_ˈeə_ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_d], [vˈe͡əɹɪɡˌe͡ɪtɪd], [vˈe‍əɹɪɡˌe‍ɪtɪd]

Definitions of variegated:

  1.   Diversified in colour or external appearance; mottled. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Quotes for variegated:

  1. A counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to to be seen in them by the finest senses? – Walter Pater
  2. People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. – Sa'Di

Usage examples for variegated:

  1. Never in my life have I seen so many, so variegated so complicated, and so extraordinary. ” – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  2. Have you ever seen ferns and variegated ivy disposed more tastefully? ” – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  3. Why did I variegated wreaths prepare, To pay the conqueror every honor due? ” – Elegies and Other Small Poems by Matilda Betham
  4. Other species of less interest are E. pungens, of which there is a variegated variety; E. Simoni, a neat Chinese shrub; and E. latifolia, of good habit and with large leaves. ” – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  5. Look at the variegated colors and styles of these costumes, at the manifold types of countenance, at the blending of races- black and white and red! ” – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  6. Pastor Gossner we found green in old age; seventy- five years of a variegated life have taught him many useful lessons. ” – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  7. “ Bundles of variegated rags lay against the walls, as if they were sweepings. ” – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  8. Its soil, as that of all the country about the bay of St. Francisco, consists, under the upper mould, of a variegated slate; probably the foot of man had never before trodden it. ” – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  9. The greater part of the body from the waist down to the knee is covered with it, variegated here and there with neat regular stripes of the untattooed skin, which when they are well oiled, make them appear in the distance as if they had on black silk knee- breeches. ” – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  10. “ For the future, then, thou mayest sit alone and grow ill tempered; and if thou ever wishest to see thy playmate again, thou mayest seek her in the native country of the variegated butterfly, which thou believedst thou hadst caught to- day, but which has flown away. ” – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various

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