adjective British Dialect.
(of animals) having white spots on a black or bay background; piebald.
(of horses and cattle) having a white patch or streak on the forehead or having one white foot.
Origin: 1275–1325; Middle English bausand
< Middle French, Old French bausant, baucent
< Vulgar Latin *balteānus
belted, striped, equivalent to Latin balte
+ -ānus -an