Noun(1) the mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles(2) brilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles(3) a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings
(1) Close in date to the kneehole desk is a small mantel clock on the chimneypiece of the Green Drawing Room, veneered with red tortoiseshell and surmounted by a figure of Fame.(2) Truthfully, I noticed the broad tortoiseshell glasses surrounding his little brown eyes first.(3) One of the curlicues was a black-and-white shorthair male; one was a black shorthair female; the third was a tortoiseshell shorthair female.(4) The pair consisted of a tortoiseshell and white female called Madame Butterfly and a red and white male called Richard.(5) The tortoiseshell , who is 110 years old in human terms, was left homeless after her elderly owner, from Chorlton, passed away.(6) It was full of leather and clad about with some rather unhappy tortoiseshell detailing.(7) He brushed a fringe of fine, mousy hair from his face and pushed his imitation tortoiseshell glasses up his narrow nose.(8) She is a black tortoiseshell , and is very dark but has small flecks of brown grey and ginger in her coat.(9) Along with other large case pieces, desks-and-bookcases were often covered with herringbone-patterned veneer in exotic woods or tortoiseshell .(10) These included shell, coral, tortoiseshell , lava, jet, ivory, and paste.(11) She had thick brown hair that piled unceremoniously on her head and green tortoiseshell glasses.(12) I was not much of an athlete and so nearsighted that by third grade I wore gigantic tortoiseshell glasses.(13) In several issues there were discussions of tortoiseshell male cats.(14) Rainbow is a typical tortoiseshell with splotches of brown, tan and gold on white. Cc has a striped grey coat over white.(15) Steer clear of anything containing black coral or tortoiseshell ; both materials are contraband and you won't get them through customs at home.(16) Cottier inlaid it with tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl in panels depicting musical instruments and masks on the lid and nine portraits of famous composers around the sides.
(1) tortoise-shell :: skildpaddeskal
1. tortoiseshell butterfly ::
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