speckle

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  • Info A speckle is a small spot or speck on the skin, plumage or foliage.
  • Perhaps you have seen a happy family of these speckled brown birds. Cited from Stories of California, by Ella M. Sexton
  • Those parts of the object which do not move will continue to be speckled.
  • Its lower body features the speckles which give it its name.
  • The biggest may be five or six foot long, speckled black and white. Cited from Historical Relation Of The Island Ceylon In The East Indies, Robert Knox
  • Outside breeding season male and female appearance is similar, they are both speckled brown and black.
  • Younger birds have no bands, and are often speckled brown on top, with less white parts.
  • Nothing is white here, as you calls white in the country -- speckled is more the word. Cited from The Palace Beautiful, by L. T. Meade
  • Speckled blood was also found upon the inside walls of the cabin.
  • Take which you will, speckled, blue, yellow, Each in its way has not a fellow. Cited from Poems, by Christina G. Rossetti
  • There he saw great, white-speckled birds, of unusual size and colour and beauty. Cited from The Harvard Classics, Vol. 49, Epic and Saga, Ed. by Charles W. Eliot
  • Each flower is bell-shaped and bright blue with a speckled white center.
  • There they remained for more than a month, and he met his speckled playmate again. Cited from Cattle Brands, by Andy Adams
  • This small bird has a speckled yellow and red face with a small black crest.
  • It is of the small speckled kind, and about eight inches long. Cited from Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 1 (of 3), by J. A. Jones
  • The female usually lays between three and five pale green eggs with red speckles.
  • The head is blue-grey and the main body is white speckled with blue-grey spots.
  • Speckles is driven to fury by having lost all his family once again to One-Eye.
  • It has speckles and is the one that keeps getting into the garden. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, December 29, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • The stone has a dark green colour, speckled with elements shifting from yellow to light green.
  • In early episodes this tie was white with black speckles, which later became solid gray.
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Meaning of speckle

  • verb Mark with small spots
    speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots