brown-speckled love


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  • adj. having brown speckles


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  • We saw crocodiles; a family of spider monkeys swinging from a tree by their tails; keel-billed toucans; a tarantula, the size of a man's fist; a hard-shelled horned beetle, almost as big as the tarantula; and brown-speckled bats blending right into the tree bark from which they hung.

    Meg Pier: Guatemalan Jungle Reveals the Wisdom of the Maya's Tikal and Time

  • Coarse black hair bristled along his jaw and out of his ears, while his head was bald and shiny as a brown-speckled egg.


  • As a relatively new and (very) amateur(-ish) birdwatcher, however, I'll offer this much: Blue jay eggs are usually brown-speckled against either a tan or greenish background.

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  • I love a good banana bread, too, but have been searching for something else to do with the inevitable brown-speckled languishers in the fruit basket.

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  • Startled flights of birds sprang up from beneath both animals 'hooves, coveys of gray dove and of brown-speckled quail, sometimes ruffed brown grouse.

    Knife of Dreams

  • The sight of the brown-speckled eggshell reminded me of Monsieur le Oeuf.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • She wore the most beautiful brown-speckled stockings Ruby had ever seen.

    RUBY LU, BRAVE and true

  • A line of four brown-speckled ducks led by a brown-and-green drake were stemming away downhill from the upper meadow, coming like boats running on a ruffled sea, cockling their way top speed downwards towards the fence and towards the little group of people, and cackling as excitedly as if they brought news of the Spanish

    The Fox

  • He stared at the knife lying on the brown-speckled linoleum floor, and his scalp prickled.

    The Lake House

  • On top of her head, she wore a small brown felt hat with one large brown-speckled feather swept across the front.

    The Joy Luck Club


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