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spe kuhld

  • v  produce a mottled effect
  • v  mark with small spots
  • s  having a pattern of dots

  • By 1900, black peppered moths outnumbered the speckled variety by 99 to 1.
  • Libya, a country of a few backward cities and oasis-speckled sand wilderness about three times the size of Texas, is the first nation brought into being solely by the United Nations.
  • Ahmad and the two thousand other students can see them scuttling after school into their cars on the crackling, trash-speckled parking lot like pale crabs or dark ones restored .
News & Articles

  • Pox and the City: A public health history game
    Learn about the conquest of smallpox, once known as the “speckled monster," through role-playing. Wanna be a virus?
    June 11, 2013 - Philly.com
  • 4 O'Clock Forecast: Winds make a return visit
    If the forecast holds true, anglers will be targeting redfish in the marshes instead of speckled trout in the bays.
    June 8, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • Big names return to softball squad
    Is it a surprise that this year’s All-Europe Softball Teams are speckled with pitchers? We didn’t think so, with the likes of Ramstein’s Kelsey Freeman and cohort Katherine Enyeart.
    June 7, 2013 - Stars and Stripes

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