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Definition of "specked" [specked]

  • Having specks or spots, speckled. (adjective)

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Use "specked" in a sentence
  • "The ginned cotton is carried to the platforms, where it is "specked" by the women -- leaves, dirt and other impurities being picked out by hand -- and spread out to dry and bleach in the sun; thence we follow it to the "moting-room," where it is thoroughly and finally overhauled, every minute particle of dirt or other foreign matter and every flock of stained and discolored cotton being picked out."
  • "A fly-specked shaft of sunlight crossed the room, slipping through the shutters to splash onto the red tiles of the floor."
  • "The thick purple carpet contrasted with gray, burgundy, and violet paints that specked the walls of the penthouse interior."
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