English noun: dapple
|1.||dapple (attribute) a small contrasting part of something|
|Samples||A bald spot.|
A leopard's spots.
A patch of clouds.
Patches of thin ice.
A fleck of red.
|Synonyms||fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot|
|Narrower (hyponym)||facula, facula, fret, macula, macula, macule, mock sun, nebula, parhelion, pinpoint, plaque, speck, splash, sundog, sunspot, worn spot|
English verb: dapple
|1.||dapple (change) colour with streaks or blotches of different shades|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||harlequin, speckle, stipple|