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dappleness

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dapple \Dap"ple\, noun [Cf. Icel. depill a spot, a dot, a dog with spots over the eyes, dapi a pool, and E. dimple.] One of the spots on a dappled animal.

He has . . . as many eyes on his body as my gray mare hath dapples. --Sir P. Sidney. Dapple

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dapple \Dap"ple\, Dappled \Dap"pled\, adjective Marked with spots of different shades of color; spotted; variegated; as, a dapple horse.

Some dapple mists still floated along the peaks. --Sir W. Scott.

Note: The word is used in composition to denote that some color is variegated or marked with spots; as, dapple-bay; dapple-gray.

His steed was all dapple-gray. --Chaucer.

O, swiftly can speed my dapple-gray steed. --Sir W. Scott.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dapple \Dap"ple\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Dappled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dappling}.] To variegate with spots; to spot.

The gentle day, . . . Dapples the drowsy east with spots of gray. --Shak.

The dappled pink and blushing rose. --Prior.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

dapple

noun

1: a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red" [syn: {spot}, {speckle}, {dapple}, {patch}, {fleck}, {maculation}]

verb

1: colour with streaks or blotches of different shades [syn: {mottle}, {dapple}, {cloud}]


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