verb (used with object)
- flecainide acetate,
- fledermaus, die
Origin of fleck
Examples from the Web for fleck
But Fleck may not have lost because of his sexual orientation.
It also put a target on his back, and Fleck complained about what he described as a “vicious… deceitful and… personal” campaign.
In the initial tally, Fleck had 3,398 votes, while a total of 3,700 votes were given to write-in candidates.
Fleck also noted that it was possible that he could have the Democratic nomination as a write-in as well.
In sunlight, the streets and squares, without a fleck of dust, can literally dazzle.
The County took it for final—an uncut gem with a fleck in the heart of it.A Christmas Garland|Max Beerbohm
There—it is noble, it is beautiful; its grace is marred by no fleck or blemish or suggestion of self-interest.What Is Man? And Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A suppressed sob at his side caused Fleck to turn quickly and lay his finger on the trigger of his revolver.
What bothered her most was how she could best go about aiding Mr. Fleck and his men in their work.
Old Otto, though, despite his years, was fighting with vigor enough to require both the work of Fleck and Carter to subdue him.
Word Origin for fleck
late 14c., probably from Old Norse flekka "to spot," from Proto-Germanic *flekk- (cf. Middle Dutch vlecke, Old High German flec, German Fleck), from PIE *pleik- "to tear" (see flay). Related: Flecked; flecking.
1590s, from fleck (v.) or else from Middle Dutch vlecke or Old Norse flekkr.