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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrapnoun

    a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

    "a bit of rock caught him in the eye"

  2. spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculationverb

    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"

  3. spot, fleck, blob, blotverb

    make a spot or mark onto

    "The wine spotted the tablecloth"

Wiktionary

  1. flecknoun

    A flake

    Etymology: From flekked, from flekka, from flekk-.

  2. flecknoun

    A lock, as of wool.

    Etymology: From flekked, from flekka, from flekk-.

  3. flecknoun

    A small spot or streak; a speckle.

    Etymology: From flekked, from flekka, from flekk-.

  4. fleckverb

    To mark with small spots

    Etymology: From flekked, from flekka, from flekk-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flecknoun

    a flake; also, a lock, as of wool

    Etymology: [Cf. Icel. flekkr; akin to Sw. flck, D. vlek, G. fleck, and perh. to E. flitch.]

  2. Flecknoun

    a spot; a streak; a speckle

    Etymology: [Cf. Icel. flekkr; akin to Sw. flck, D. vlek, G. fleck, and perh. to E. flitch.]

  3. Flecknoun

    to spot; to streak or stripe; to variegate; to dapple

    Etymology: [Cf. Icel. flekkr; akin to Sw. flck, D. vlek, G. fleck, and perh. to E. flitch.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fleck

    flek, n. a spot or speckle: a little bit of a thing.—vs.t. Fleck, Fleck′er, to spot: to streak.—adjs. Flecked, spotted, dappled; Fleck′less, without spot. [Ice. flekkr, a spot; Ger. fleck, Dut. vlek.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. fleck

    An east-country term for lightning.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fleck in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fleck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of fleck in a Sentence

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