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Other Speckle Definition

[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"

Misc. Definitions

\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. --Spebser.
\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.

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