dappled


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dap·pled

 (dăp′əld)
adj.
Spotted; mottled.

[Middle English, probably from Old Norse depill, spot, splash, diminutive of dapi, pool.]

dappled

(ˈdæpəld)
adj
marked with dapples
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dappled - having spots or patches of color
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)

dappled

adjective mottled, spotted, speckled, pied, flecked, variegated, checkered, freckled, stippled, piebald, brindled He stood in the dappled sunlight of the forest.
Translations

dappled

[ˈdæpld] ADJmoteado; [horse] → rodado

dappled

[ˈdæpəld] adj
[horse] → pommelé(e)
[shade] → tacheté(e) de lumière
to be dappled with sunlight → être tacheté(e) de lumière

dappled

adj
(= patchy) lightgefleckt; dappled with sunlightmit Sonnenlicht gesprenkelt; dappled shadeHalbschatten m
(= mottled) horsescheckig

dappled

[ˈdæpld] adjscreziato/a; (horse) → pomellato/a
References in classic literature ?
Debray, I need not give a further description, because to you my beautiful pair of dappled grays were well known.
Ere long a carriage will dash past here, drawn by the pair of dappled gray horses you saw me with yesterday; now, at the risk of your own life, you must manage to stop those horses before my door.
The speckled wood is aptly named, flying in partially shaded woodlands with dappled sunlight.
Her name loosely means something like Spotted Kid or Dappled Girl.
Dappled deer dance delightfully down daisy demesnes.
Dappled red skin covers juicy, sweet blood red flesh.
Like most birches, it does well on a variety of soils and its delicate canopy of leaves provide a dappled, not deep shade.
Pagoda', the leaves of which are sometimes slightly dappled, happily provide rich, yellow flowers on tall stems.
they watched the dappled bog and stone with us, as if we and they should
The dark green leaves which emerge after the flowers last for most of the year and it will grow in any fertile garden soil in partial or dappled shade.
His poetry has appeared in First Things, Modern Age, Measure, The Lyric, Dappled Things, the Wanderer, St.
Sorbus should be planted in the sun or dappled shade in fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil.