a. of brownish, tawny colour, with streaks, spots, or patterns
He was disappointed in the litter because the puppies were brindled, he had hoped for animals of a uniform color.
Sentence in Classic:
Nothing was stirring except a brindled, grey cat, which crept from the ashes, and saluted me with a querulous mew.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context
He remembered he had so often cursed the brindle cow and her mates, and had sometimes flung milking stools.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context