Up close the color, added by hand after printing, is soft and dappled, and the paper is slightly raised like a new mosquito bite.
Gin and white vermouth shaken with salted pomegranate syrup, dappled with rosewater.
Enron's Ken Lay conducting television interviews, dappled with references to his being the humble son-of-a-pastor.
Crack you go, you poor miserable skulker behind a rotten log, and off he goes, the dappled noble of the forest!
A robin from the dappled warmth of a mossy stone, was regarding them instead.
They were as inconspicuous as two deer in the dappled shadow.
It had dappled their throats and spurted over their garments.
On a summer day one loiters in the dappled wood, for here is welcome shade after miles of hot sunshine on the heather above.
The dogs had started a dappled deer that bounded 102 away through the forest.
A peculiar half-sound, indescribable, issued forth when the dappled tip of the snake's tail quivered.
early 15c. (implied in past participle adjective dappled), perhaps from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse depill "spot," Norwegian dape "puddle." Perhaps a back-formation from, or merger with, Middle English adjective dapple-gray "apple-gray" (late 14c.), based on resemblance to the markings on an apple (cf. Old Norse apalgrar "dapple-gray"), or, as it was used of gray horses with round blotches, perhaps via resemblance to apples themselves.