speckled


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speckled

(spĕk′əld)
adj.
Dotted or covered with speckles, especially flecked with small spots of contrasting color.
References in classic literature ?
Do you think I'd let that speckled villain of a rooster lord it over ME, and claim to run this chicken house, as long as I'm able to peck and scratch?
Thus will they be comforted; and like them shall ye also, my friends, have your comforting--and new speckled shells
Keep quiet while I play you 'The Speckled Alligator.
Which occasioned the inexhaustible baby to square at him with the speckled fists, and demand in a threatening manner what he meant?
At each division administering a soft facer with one of the speckled fists.
This mental exercise lasted until Biddy made a rush at them and distributed three defaced Bibles (shaped as if they had been unskilfully cut off the chump-end of something), more illegibly printed at the best than any curiosities of literature I have since met with, speckled all over with ironmould, and having various specimens of the insect world smashed between their leaves.
It was a chance to fight, an opportunity to loot, and they rose to the bait as a speckled trout to a fly.
Big hairless rats rather; all with smooth, shining speckled hides--fat sides, and very disagreeable faces.
She could climb a tree to rob the nests of the feathered songsters of their speckled spoils.
Bumble, beginning at the bottom, proceeded to make himself acquainted with the contents of the three long drawers: which, being filled with various garments of good fashion and texture, carefully preserved between two layers of old newspapers, speckled with dried lavender: seemed to yield him exceeding satisfaction.
He is a little man with a face all crushed together, who appears, from a certain blue and speckled appearance that one of his cheeks presents, to have been blown up, in the way of business, at some odd time or times.
So, to their own unutterable torment, they go about among their fellow-creatures, looking pure as new-fallen snow, while their hearts are all speckled and spotted with iniquity of which they cannot rid themselves.