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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of fleck.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Splashed; spotted; speckled; in entomology, marked with flecks or little irregular dots and streaks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a pattern of dots
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TheRunawaySpoon's simple food processor dough yields tender, buttery coins flecked with blue cheese and black pepper.
Here comes to view the 'flecked' appearance of the iris, especially in the right eye.
The tops of trees flecked with pale yellow light, but the meadow darkens quickly.
Immediately after my Tweet and the froth-flecked reverberations its flight inspired, I felt more than twinges of regret that I had roused the beasts which I have sought for years to placate through the uttering of low amusements: I felt genuine anxiety that their ire was directed at me, a Show-off who depends on goodwill to ensure the making of a living which in this economy is no easy feat.
He's bloody, she announced, her eyes glued to Puff's blood-flecked chest.
"It was all so new," George muses, "the pleasure flecked with its opposite, with little hurts and contradictions that came to seem as much a part of love as the clear gaze of acceptance."
But it would be flecked with disappointment were he to roll back the advances of the past 12 months in favour of creating his very own Dad's Army through the restoration of the golden oldies en masse.
Gort is getting up there in years and he is now a stately 14 year-old sporting a beard flecked with gray.
Tuna, red snapper, shark and other silvery species were among the fish available from freezers set back from scale-flecked wood tables where fisherwomen were cleaning and storing the last of the day's catch.
Barrel-chested with a thick neck, his short black hair was flecked with gray, and he was deeply tanned from long motorcycle rides with his girlfriend Terri.