Specking
Speck Speck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Specked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Specking}.] To cause the presence of specks upon or in, especially specks regarded as defects or blemishes; to spot; to speckle; as, paper specked by impurities in the water used in its manufacture. [1913 Webster]

Carnation, purple, azure, or specked with gold. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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