skewbald


1skew·bald

adjective \-ˌbld\

Definition of SKEWBALD

of an animal
:  marked with patches of white and any other color but black

Origin of SKEWBALD

skewed (skewbald) + bald
First Known Use: 1654

2skewbald

noun

Definition of SKEWBALD

:  a skewbald horse

First Known Use of SKEWBALD

1863

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