spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation(verb)
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"
mottle, dapple, cloud(verb)
colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
A mottled marking, usually in clusters.
An animal with a mottled or spotted skin or coat.
To mark or become marked with mottling or spots.
Having a mottled or spotted skin or coat, dappled.
one of the spots on a dappled animal
alt. of Dappled
to variegate with spots; to spot
Origin: [Cf. Icel. depill a spot, a dot, a dog with spots over the eyes, dapi a pool, and E. dimple.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dap′l, adj. marked with spots.—v.t. to variegate with spots.—adjs. Dapp′erly (Scot.), variegated; Dapp′le-bay, of bay colour, variegated with dapples; Dapp′led; Dapp′le-gray. [See Dimple.]
The numerical value of dapple in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of dapple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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