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freckly

[frek-lee] /ˈfrɛk li/
adjective, frecklier, freckliest.
1.
full of freckles.
Origin of freckly
1695-1705
First recorded in 1695-1705; freckle + -y1
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  • The sweater will wash, thank you, that's why I wore it, and I'm not the freckly kind.

    Blue Bonnet in Boston Caroline E. Jacobs
  • As for Dave, and for that matter the freckly boy, it was not term-time with them, for some reason.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost

    William Frend De Morgan
  • Aunt M'riar went on to mention other atrocities ascribed by Mrs. Burr to the freckly brother.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost

    William Frend De Morgan
  • Uncle Mo added inquiry as to how the freckly one's behaviour to his family had come to the knowledge of Sapps Court.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost

    William Frend De Morgan
  • One was a short, stocky young man with a pugnacious Irish nose, freckly face, and hair red as a burnished copper boiler.

    The Argus Pheasant John Charles Beecham
  • Anoint the freckly face at night with this balm, and wash in the morning with pure water.

  • Lenticula, a lentil, a freckly eruption; lenticularis, lentil-shaped; so the nat.

    Proserpina, Volume 2 John Ruskin

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