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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with minute grains, appearing like fine sand.
  • transitive v. To sprinkle or moisten with dew; to bedew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To moisten with dew.
  • In zoology, dotted with white or light color, as if with dewdrops; in entomology, marked with minute dots of color: said especially of the wings of lepidopters when numerous single scales differ from the ground color.

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  • Covered with little spots;speckled

    November 5, 2007