Speckled
Speckle Spec"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Speckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speckling}.] To mark with small spots of a different color from that of the rest of the surface; to variegate with spots of a different color from the ground or surface. [1913 Webster]

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  • Speckled — Spec kled, a. Marked or variegated with small spots of a different color from that of the rest of the surface. [1913 Webster] {Speckled Indians} (Ethnol.), the Pintos. {Speckled trout}. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The common American brook trout. See {Trout} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speckled — index marred Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • speckled — spotted, spattered, sprinkled, mottled, flecked, stippled, marbled, spangled, bespangled (see under SPOT vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • speckled — [adj] dotted brindled, dappled, flaked, flecked, freckled, mosaic, motley, mottled, particolored, patchy, peppered, punctate, spotted, spotty, sprinkled, stippled, studded, variegated; concepts 485,618 Ant. plain, unspeckled …   New thesaurus

  • speckled — [[t]spe̱k(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A speckled surface is covered with small marks, spots, or shapes. ...a large brown speckled egg... The sky was speckled with stars …   English dictionary

  • speckled — adjective a) Marked with dots. The birds eggs were speckled as camouflage. b) Sporadically and irregularly marked. Syn: speckly …   Wiktionary

  • speckled — speck|led [ˈspekəld] adj covered with many small marks or spots ▪ speckled eggs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speckled — speck|led [ spekld ] adjective covered with a lot of small spots or marks: a speckled hen …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • speckled — adjective covered with many small marks or spots: speckled eggs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • speckled — adjective speckled eggs Syn: flecked, speckly, specked, freckled, freckly, spotted, spotty, dotted, mottled, dappled …   Thesaurus of popular words

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