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[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"
[n] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"
[v] make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

Misc. Definitions

\Fleck\, n. A flake; also, a lock, as of wool. [Obs.] --J. Martin.
\Fleck\, n. [Cf. Icel. flekkr; akin to Sw. fl["a]ck, D. vlek, G. fleck, and perh. to E. flitch.] A spot; a streak; a speckle. ``A sunny fleck.'' --Longfellow. Life is dashed with flecks of sin. --tennyson.
\Fleck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flecked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flecking}.] [Cf. Icel. flekka, Sw. fl["a]cka, D. vlekken, vlakken, G. flecken. See {Fleck}, n.] To spot; to streak or stripe; to variegate; to dapple. Both flecked with white, the true Arcadian strain. --Dryden. A bird, a cloud, flecking the sunny air. --Trench.

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