speckled


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speck·led

 (spĕk′əld)
adj.
Dotted or covered with speckles, especially flecked with small spots of contrasting color.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.speckled - having a pattern of dots
patterned - having patterns (especially colorful patterns)

speckled

adjective flecked, spotted, dotted, sprinkled, spotty, freckled, mottled, dappled, stippled, brindled, speckledy The sky was speckled with stars.
Translations
مُرَقَّش
kropenatýtečkovaný
doppóttur
benekliçilli

speckled

[ˈspekld] ADJmoteado, con puntos

speckled

[ˈspɛkəld] adjtacheté(e), moucheté(e)

speckled

[ˈspɛkld] adjmaculato/a

speckle

(ˈspekl) noun
a little spot on a different-coloured background. The eggs were pale blue with dark green speckles.
ˈspeckled adjective
marked with speckles.
References in classic literature ?
But suddenly the bunch of feathers stopped whirling, and then, to her amazement, the girl saw Billina crouching upon the prostrate form of a speckled rooster.
But the same wave shall bring them new playthings, and spread before them new speckled shells!
The sea-vultures all in pious mourning, the air-sharks all punctiliously in black or speckled.
THE Kitten went on washing her white paws; so Lucie asked a speckled hen--
I've just composed a tune called 'The Speckled Alligator.
The inexhaustible baby was instantly made to congratulate him, and to say, with appropriate action on the part of a very limp arm and a speckled fist: 'Three cheers, ladies and gemplemorums.
There was a boy's old speckled straw hat on the floor; I took that, too.
I say all, my father, except three only--the big black Africander ox, the little red Zulu ox with one horn, and the speckled ox.
These serpents are not long, but have a body short and thick, and their bellies speckled with brown, black, and yellow; they have a wide mouth, with which they draw in a great quantity of air, and, having retained it some time, eject it with such force that they kill at four yards' distance.
The green lea was speckled as thickly with them as a canvas by Van Alsloot or Sallaert with burghers.
Mother Atkinson, as all called their hostess, was the merriest there, and the busiest; for she kept flying up to wait on the children, to bring out some new dish, or to banish the live stock, who were of such a social turn that the colt came into the entry and demanded sugar; the cats sat about in people's laps, winking suggestively at the food; and speckled hens cleared the kitchen floor of crumbs, as they joined in the chat with a cheerful clucking.
Ah, and what did you gather from this allusion to a band--a speckled band?