black-and-tan

black-and-tan

[blak-uhn-tan]
adjective
1.
(of a dog) of a black color with tan markings above the eyes and on the muzzle, chest, legs, feet, and breech.
2.
Informal. composed of or frequented by both blacks and whites: a black-and-tan musical revue of the 1920s.

Origin:
1855–60

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