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fleck

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a small area that is different (as in color) from the main part
  • flooring tile that is brown with flecks of white

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fleck

verb

Synonyms of fleck (Entry 2 of 2)

to mark with small spots especially unevenly
  • to achieve the desired effect, fleck the canvas with paint simply by flicking the brush close to the surface

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The first known use of fleck was in the 14th century

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“Fleck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fleck. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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