kenspeckle

adjective
ken·​speck·​le | \ ˈken-ˌspe-kəl How to pronounce kenspeckle (audio) \

Definition of kenspeckle

chiefly Scotland

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Examples of kenspeckle in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of kenspeckle

1616, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kenspeckle

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

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“Kenspeckle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kenspeckle. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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