Bespeckle
Bespeckle \Be*spec"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespeckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespeckling}.] To mark with speckles or spots. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • bespeckle — (v.) c.1600, from BE (Cf. be ) + SPECKLE (Cf. speckle). Related: Bespeckled; bespeckling …   Etymology dictionary

  • bespeckle — verb To add speckles. Seen from the air at night, tiny villages bespeckle the Indian landscape with firefly glows …   Wiktionary

  • bespeckle — /bi spek euhl/, v.t., bespeckled, bespeckling. to speckle. * * * …   Universalium

  • bespeckle — Synonyms and related words: band, bar, bespangle, bespot, blot, blotch, check, checker, dapple, dot, flake, fleck, flyspeck, freckle, harlequin, iris, maculate, marble, marbleize, motley, mottle, pepper, polychrome, polychromize, rainbow, spangle …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bespeckle — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To mark with many small spots: besprinkle, dapple, dot, fleck, freckle, mottle, pepper, speck, speckle, sprinkle, stipple. See MARKS …   English dictionary for students

  • bespeckle — v. mark with speckles or spots, sprinkle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bespeckle — be·speckle …   English syllables

  • bespeckle — verb mark with small spots speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots • Syn: ↑speckle • Derivationally related forms: ↑speckle (for: ↑speckle) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bespeckled — Bespeckle Be*spec kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespeckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespeckling}.] To mark with speckles or spots. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bespeckling — Bespeckle Be*spec kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bespeckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bespeckling}.] To mark with speckles or spots. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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