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kenspeckle

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adjective ken·speck·le \ˈken-ˌspe-kəl\

Definition of kenspeckle

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  conspicuous



Examples of kenspeckle in a sentence

  1. <the kind of kenspeckle performance art that is much in evidence at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival>



Origin and Etymology of kenspeckle

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian kjennspak quick to recognize


First Known Use: 1616


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