It is the same with stale fish, specked or soured fruit, withered vegetables.
It will make him cross, and all we shall get will be the specked and worm-eaten ones.
By indecision, even by starting for the door, I bought it a nickel off because it was specked by flies.
The four or five eggs, laid in June, are white, specked with reddish brown.
The eggs are creamy or bluish white, specked over the whole surface, but most numerously about the larger end with reddish brown.
Their three or four white eggs are specked with reddish brown.
The specked appearance is entirely owing to your having the wrong paper for your negatives.
The eggs are white or greenish white, specked with reddish brown and umber.
It is poor economy from a financial standpoint (saying nothing of health) to buy small or specked fruits or vegetables.
Their eggs are specked and blotched with light reddish brown and lavender.
Old English specca "small spot, stain," of unknown origin; probably related to Dutch speckel "speck, speckle," Middle Dutch spekelen "to sprinkle." Meaning "tiny bit" developed c.1400.
The spectacular opening procession of a circus: Mrs Webster rode an elephant in the ''spec'' (1926+ Circus)