Definitions for: Speckle

[n] a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
[v] mark with small spots; "speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots"
[v] produce a mottled effect; "The sunlight stippled the trees"

Webster (1913) Definition: Spec"kle, n. [Dim. of speck; cf. D. spikkel.]
A little or spot in or anything, of a different substance or
color from that of the thing itself.

An huge great serpent, all with speckles pied.

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.

Synonyms: bespeckle, dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, spot, stipple

See Also: blob, blot, cloud, dapple, fleck, macula, macule, marking, mottle, nebula, pinpoint, plaque, speck, spot

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