Fleck (?), n.

A flake; also, a lock, as of wool.

[Obs.]

J. Martin.

 

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Fleck (?), n. [Cf. Icel. flekkr; akin to Sw. flack, D. vlek, G. fleck, and perh. to E. flitch.]

A spot; a streak; a speckle.

"A sunny fleck."

Longfellow.

Life is dashed with flecks of sin. tennyson.

 

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Fleck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flecked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Flecking.] [Cf. Icel. flekka, Sw. flacka, D. vlekken, vlakken, G. flecken. See Fleck, n.]

To spot; to streak or stripe; to variegate; to dapple.

Both flecked with white, the true Arcadian strain. Dryden.

A bird, a cloud, flecking the sunny air. Trench.

 

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