plural of fleck

flecks

2 of 2

verb

present tense third-person singular of fleck
as in sprinkles
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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“Flecks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flecks. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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