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Definition of fleck verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fleck

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//flek//
 
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fleck
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he / she / it flecks
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past simple flecked
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past participle flecked
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-ing form flecking
BrE BrE//ˈflekɪŋ//
 
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[usually passive] fleck something (with something) to cover or mark something with small areas of a particular colour or with small pieces of something The fabric was red, flecked with gold. His hair was flecked with paint. Mud and rain flecked the car windows. Word Origin late Middle English (as a verb): perhaps from Old Norse flekkr (noun), flekka (verb), or from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch vlecke.
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