Definition of Dappled

1. Adjective. Having spots or patches of color.

Exact synonyms: Mottled
Similar to: Patterned



Definition of Dappled

1. Adjective. Having a mottled or spotted skin or coat, dapple. ¹

2. Verb. (past of dapple) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dappled

1. dapple [v] - See also: dapple

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dappled

dappas
dapped
dapper
dapperer
dapperest
dapperling
dapperlings
dapperly
dapperness
dappernesses
dappers
dapping
dapple
dapple-gray
dapple-grey
dappled (current term)
dappled-gray
dappled-grey
dapples
dappling
daps
dapsone
dapsone neuropathy
dapsones
daptomycin
daqingshanite
daquiri
daquiris
daraf
darafs

Literary usage of Dappled

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"The dappled face is a term more picturesque, more appropriate, and more poetically expressed. EXPLANATION OF THE FAC-SIMILE. The manuscripts of Pope's ..."

2. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... 1 Changed to a bird of pied and dappled wings. In such a temple of his gods did Sire Latinus, on hereditary throne, Welcome the Trojans to his halls, ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1854)
"vellow at maturity, considerably dappled with russet, and occasionally marbled with red on the sunny side. Flesh—melting and juicy. ..."

4. A Glossary to the Works of William Shakespeare by Alexander Dyce (1902)
"Lovers, (a drama formed out of MM and Ado) reads flames, which Dyce adopts. flecked, spotted, dappled, Rom. ii. 3. 3. fleet, to float: Have knit again, ..."

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