motley (adj.)
in the distinctive [multicoloured] dress of a fool
AYL II.vii.13[Jaques to all, of Touchstone] A motley fool
AYL II.vii.43[Jaques to Duke Senior] I am ambitious for a motley coat
H8 prologue.16[of what the play will not contain] a fellow / In a long motley coat guarded with yellow
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