piebald (PĪ-bôld)

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Definition (Adjective) Chiefly derogatory. Composed of differing or incongruous parts; motley, mixed. In Context "He was surveying the piebald capital of terminal Communism, a place where the glorious swirl and stripe of St. Basil's Cathedral seems increasingly exceptional as the bureaucrats make a colorless theme park of the city." Francis X. Clines, "Architect's Lament: Moscow So Drab," The New York Times, March 18, 1990.