Sentence Examples


  • In size they are less than half that of a large wolf and are of a motley sandy colour.
  • From Japan a similar animal is obtained in smaller quantities with very good but longer fur, of yellowish motley light-brown shades.
  • A motley host, made up out of the tribes bordering on the Black Sea and the Caspian, hovered round his small army, but failed to hinder him from laying siege to the town.
  • Crossing the Potomac, he marched eastward, and, defeating a motley force which General Lew Wallace had collected to oppose him, appeared before the lines of Washington.
  • To the motley commonwealth thus formed he acted not merely as ruler, but also as physician, teacher and priest.