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dapple

noun

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a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part
  • the clouds threw dapples of shadow over the eerily quiet street

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dapple

verb

Synonyms of dapple (Entry 2 of 2)

to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • sunlight dappled the canopy of vines over our heads

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The first known use of dapple was in 1580

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“Dapple.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dapple. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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