A mixture of the melanistic with the albinistic type will of course give rise to parti-coloured cats.
In external appearance the Mandaean is distinguished from the Moslem only by a brown coat and a parti-coloured headcloth with a cord twisted round it.
True cavies, or couies (Cavia), are best known by the guineapig, a domesticated and parti-coloured race derived from one of the wild species, all of which are uniformly coloured.
Many of the crystals are parti-coloured, the blue being distributed in patches in a colourless or yellow stone; but by skilful cutting, the deep-coloured portion may be caused to impart colour to the entire gem.
Dianthus barbatus (Sweet William): hardy, I to I i ft., crimson, purple, white or parti-coloured.
Thonissen, La Belgique sous le regne de Leopold I"' (4 vols., 18 551858); De Laveleye, Le Parti clerical en Belgique (1874); Vandervelde and Destree, Le Socialisme beige (1898); C. Woeste, Vingt ans de polemique (1890); Hamelius, Le Mouvement flamand (1894).
In some places, notably Wales and Gloucester, a remnant of a spotted breed lingers; and a large proportion of common pigs, often parti-coloured, are mongrels.
The goats, generally black or parti-coloured, seem to be a degenerate variety of the shawl-goat.
Birds of either phase of plumage pair indiscriminately, and the young show by their earliest feathers whether they will prove whole or parti-coloured; but in their immature plumage the upper surface is barred with pale reddish brown.
No one reading Rabelais without parti pris, but with a good knowledge of the history and literature of his own times and the times which preceded him, can have much difficulty in appreciating his book.
The men either cut their hair short or plait it; married women plait their hair and wind round the head a black or parti-coloured silk handkerchief; girls wear their hair short.
The men wear a tarbush with white roll, a black under-robe with white girdle, a short loose jacket, and when necessary an aba or parti-coloured cloak over all.
Still, even in the region of pure mathematics, his 1 The passage is sufficiently remarkable to deserve quotation in the original: - "Le parti della Terra hanno tal propensione al centro di essa, the quando ella cangiasse luogo, le dette parti, benche lontane dal globo nel tempo delle mutazioni di esso, lo seguirebbero per tutto; esempio di cio sia it seguito perpetuo delle Medicee, ancorche separate continuamente da Giove.
If this is ever accomplished it will need the patient investigation of a number of empirical observations by competent students unbiassed by any parti pris - a difficult set of conditions to obtain; and even then no definite results may be achieved.