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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleck  \Fleck\,  n. 
  A  flake;  also  a  lock,  as  of  wool.  [Obs.]  --J.  Martin. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleck  \Fleck\,  n.  [Cf.  Icel.  flekkr  akin  to  Sw  fl["a]ck,  D. 
  vlek,  G.  fleck,  and  perh.  to  E.  flitch.] 
  A  spot;  a  streak;  a  speckle.  ``A  sunny  fleck.''  --Longfellow. 
 
  Life  is  dashed  with  flecks  of  sin.  --tennyson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fleck  \Fleck\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flecked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Flecking}.]  [Cf.  Icel.  flekka  Sw  fl["a]cka,  D.  vlekken 
  vlakken  G.  flecken.  See  {Fleck},  n.] 
  To  spot;  to  streak  or  stripe;  to  variegate;  to  dapple. 
 
  Both  flecked  with  white,  the  true  Arcadian  strain. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  A  bird,  a  cloud,  flecking  the  sunny  air.  --Trench. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fleck 
  n  1:  a  small  fragment  of  something  broken  off  from  the  whole;  "a 
  bit  of  rock  caught  him  in  the  eye"  [syn:  {bit},  {chip}, 
  {flake},  {scrap}] 
  2:  a  small  contrasting  part  of  something  "a  bald  spot";  "a 
  leopard's  spots";  "a  patch  of  clouds";  "a  fleck  of  red" 
  [syn:  {spot},  {speckle},  {dapple},  {patch},  {maculation}] 
  v  :  make  a  spot  or  mark  onto  "The  wine  spotted  the  tablecloth" 
  [syn:  {spot},  {stain},  {blob},  {blot}] 




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