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.]
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dappled

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

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

dappled

[ˈdæpld] ADJmoteado; [horse] → rodado
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dappled

[ˈdæpəld] adj
[horse] → pommelé(e)
[shade] → tacheté(e) de lumière
to be dappled with sunlight → être tacheté(e) de lumière
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dappled

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

[ˈdæpld] adjscreziato/a; (horse) → pomellato/a
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References in classic literature ?
Debray, I need not give a further description, because to you my beautiful pair of dappled grays were well known.
"My dappled grays?" demanded the baroness, springing to the window.
Two hours afterwards, Madame Danglars received a most flattering epistle from the count, in which he entreated her to receive back her favorite "dappled grays," protesting that he could not endure the idea of making his entry into the Parisian world of fashion with the knowledge that his splendid equipage had been obtained at the price of a lovely woman's regrets.
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."
They are easy to grow and relatively carefree plants that thrive in dappled shade.
The speckled wood is aptly named, flying in partially shaded woodlands with dappled sunlight.
"Buchi means dappled, dotted or spotted," journalist Graham Pavey, something of an English-speaking authority on Japanese racing, told racing.com.
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.
Each disc is distressed with a subtle dappled effect.