Fleck Fleck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flecked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flecking}.] [Cf. Icel. flekka, Sw. fl["a]cka, D. vlekken, vlakken, G. flecken. See {Fleck}, n.] To spot; to streak or stripe; to variegate; to dapple. [1913 Webster]

Both flecked with white, the true Arcadian strain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

A bird, a cloud, flecking the sunny air. --Trench. [1913 Webster]

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  • flecked — [flekt] adj [not before noun] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from Old Norse flekkotr, from flekkr spot ] having small marks or spots, or small pieces of something, covering a surface flecked with ▪ red cloth flecked with white …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flecked — [ flekt ] adjective with small spots of color: flecked with: green eyes flecked with golden brown …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flecked — spotted, spattered, sprinkled, mottled, stippled, marbled, speckled, spangled, bespangled (see under SPOT vb) Analogous words: dappled, freaked, *variegated …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • flecked — [[t]fle̱kt[/t]] ADJ: oft ADJ with n Something that is flecked with something is marked or covered with small bits of it. His hair was increasingly flecked with grey. Syn: streaked COMB in ADJ Flecked is also a combining form. He was attired in a… …   English dictionary

  • flecked — UK [flekt] / US adjective with small spots of colour flecked with: green eyes flecked with brown …   English dictionary

  • flecked — adjective having small marks or spots: red cloth flecked with white …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flecked — un·flecked; …   English syllables

  • flecked — [flekt] adj with small spots of colour green eyes flecked with brown[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • flecked — Mawdesley Glossary spotted or marrked, blemished …   English dialects glossary

  • flecked — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. streaked, spotted, mottled; see multicolored …   English dictionary for students

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