Definition of 'speckle'
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Times, Sunday Times (2016)
These colours can be speckled or spiced up with added sparkle and are available in perfectly smooth or textured options.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The square of metal grille is speckled with paint of a colour it was once but is no longer supposed to be.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The females and juveniles are speckled brown and have shorter tails, the juveniles often noticeably so.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Young robins have a speckled breast, with no red on it yet.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Winter Garden Glory (1993)
Families of starlings are also invading the wild cherry trees for their fruit, the brown young ones alongside the speckled older birds.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Some robins that were early builders already have large young in the nest - four or five speckled birds looking out for food with beady eyes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They had speckled breasts, and Dan liked them very much.Little Men (1871) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Along woodland paths, or alongside tall hedgerows, speckled wood butterflies flit between the sun and the shade.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But speckled woods can go on spinning round each other, rising higher and higher, for minutes on end.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Young robins come into gardens, and are easily recognised by their speckled breasts, which will slowly take on a red glow.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The tightly knit skin is speckled and a bit dirty, but easily peeled; the segments fill the pith and have two pips each.Food Watch (1994)
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Definition of speckle from the Collins English Dictionary