kenspeckle


ken·speck·le

adjective \ˈken-ˌspe-kəl\

Definition of KENSPECKLE

chiefly Scottish

Examples of KENSPECKLE

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

Origin of KENSPECKLE

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian kjennspak quick to recognize
First Known Use: 1616

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