Origin of fleck
OTHER WORDS FROM fleckfleckless, adjectivefleck·less·ly, adverbflecky, adjectiveun·flecked, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fleckflecks , flex
How to use fleck in a sentence
Previous groups had studied how blocks of salty Martian ice might melt, Bishop says, but this experiment was the first to show that dry volcanic soil with tiny flecks of ice would also get a little slushy despite the bitter climate.Mars’s mascara-like streaks may be caused by slush and landslides|Charlie Wood|February 3, 2021|Popular-Science
On the inside is the usual mix of off-white, flecked linoleum tiles and segmented ceiling panels, dull and dimly lit.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Below lies the turquoise waters of the caldera, flecked with the white triangles of sailing boats.
It is not a prop, or a trope, or a tool to be used either on the world stage or in spittle-flecked op-eds.
Here we see the well-known face, a bearded mask housing a pair of glowing, owlish eyes, the hair and forehead flecked with blood.The Shroud of Turin and Thomas de Wesselow’s ‘The Sign.’|Thomas de Wesselow|April 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Most are in their teens or 20s, and all have the restless eyes and scar-flecked visages of consummate brawlers.
He had nearly bitten his swollen tongue in two falling over an unseen peat-cutting, and blood-flecked foam gathered on his lips.Uncanny Tales|Various
The river, perfectly clear of rocks, was a sheet of liquid porphyry, an arrow of dark-red water slightly flecked with foam.Overland|John William De Forest
The youthful pair start beneath the smile of a blue sky, flecked with milk-while clouds merely to heighten the effect.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
At first the forest silence seemed cheerful there in the flecked sunlight.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
The horse was foam-flecked, and it was plain he had been driven to the limit of his endurance.Frank Merriwell's Bravery|Burt L. Standish