Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of freckle.
  • n. A pattern of freckles

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spot; a fleck.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That means approximately 18 percentof patients do not have freckling but remain at risk to develop other features of PJS.

    Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJS)

  • Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (PJS) is a hereditary cancer syndrome identified by the presence of gastrointestinal polyps and altered pigmentation (freckling) of certain skin and mucosal areas.

    Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJS)

  • Patients withBannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome (BRRS) generally have macrocephaly, polyps of the intestines, lipomas and in boys, freckling of the penis.

    PTEN Hamartoma Tumor syndrome

  • Doran shed his cardigan and sat at his dusty patio table in shirtsleeves, his fair arms freckling in the first real sun of the new year.

    Two Poets

  • Good, bad, or meaningless, there it will be: bunchy with fat or sagging from the bone, fading, freckling, wrinkling, and drooping so long as flesh endures.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • In fact, feel free to put the word “usually” in front of the description and issues, as in “Type 1 usually has pale skin, light eyes, and blond or red hair, is usually Caucasian, and usually has redness and freckling.”

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • All is loveliness and children play in the powdery drifts all day long, rosy cheeked and noses freckling as if kissed by angel lips.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Daffé is 8 months old and a third-generation stuffing addict, a precocious little Muscovy mallard with sandy tufts, velvety brown eyes and wire marks freckling the baby-smooth feathers of his thin brown wings and legs.

    The Greatest Stories Never Told

  • The sky itself was the dark cobalt of just before dawn; streaks of salmon-pink had begun to bleed up from the horizon, freckling the sky.

    Soul

  • So you'll notice in this particular individual, that she's had sort of a diffused freckling around the cheek.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2004

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