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Pronunciation : Fleck
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A flake; also, a lock, as of wool. [Obs.] J. Martin.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fleck
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. Icel. flekkr; akin to Sw. fläck, D. vlek, G. fleck, and perh. to E. flitch.]
Definition : Defn: A spot; a streak; a speckle. "A sunny fleck." Longfellow. Life is dashed with flecks of sin. tennyson.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Fleck
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Cf. Icel. flekka, Sw. fläcka, D. vlekken, vlakken, G. flecken. See Fleck, n.]
Definition : Defn: 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.

t. [imp. & p. p. Flecked; p. pr. & vb. n. Flecking.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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