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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of mackle.
  • n. Variant of macula.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A spot.
  • n. A blur, or an appearance of a double impression, as when the paper slips a little.
  • v. To blur; especially to blur or double an impression from type.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A spot.
  • n. A blur, or an appearance of a double impression, as when the paper slips a little; a mackle.
  • transitive v. To blur; especially (Print.), to blur or double an impression from type. See mackle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as mackle.
  • n. In pathol., same as macula.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases

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