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dappled


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dapple  \Dap"ple\,  Dappled  \Dap"pled\,  a. 
  Marked  with  spots  of  different  shades  of  color;  spotted; 
  variegated;  as  a  dapple  horse. 
 
  Some  dapple  mists  still  floated  along  the  peaks.  --Sir 
  W.  Scott. 
 
  Note:  The  word  is  used  in  composition  to  denote  that  some 
  color  is  variegated  or  marked  with  spots;  as 
  dapple-bay;  dapple-gray. 
 
  His  steed  was  all  dapple-gray.  --Chaucer. 
 
  O,  swiftly  can  speed  my  dapple-gray  steed.  --Sir 
  W.  Scott. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dapple  \Dap"ple\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dappled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dappling}.] 
  To  variegate  with  spots;  to  spot. 
 
  The  gentle  day  .  .  .  Dapples  the  drowsy  east  with 
  spots  of  gray.  --Shak. 
 
  The  dappled  pink  and  blushing  rose.  --Prior. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dappled 
  adj  :  having  spots  or  patches  of  color  [syn:  {mottled}] 




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