from The American Heritage® 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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