American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spot.
- n. A blur, or an appearance of a double impression, as when the paper slips a little.
- v. printing To blur; especially to blur or double an impression from type.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A spot.
- n. (Print.) A blur, or an appearance of a double impression, as when the paper slips a little; a mackle.
- v. To blur; especially (Print.), to blur or double an impression from type. See mackle.
- n. a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases
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