[ flahy-spek ]
/ ˈflaɪˌspɛk /
verb (used with object)
to mark with flyspecks.
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Words nearby flyspeck
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Example sentences from the Web for flyspeck
But to me his ambitions seemed futile, and the whole of Long Island less important than a flyspeck on the map of the world.The Lightning Conductor Discovers America|C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for flyspeck
/ (ˈflaɪˌspɛk) /
the small speck of the excrement of a fly
a small spot or speck
(tr) to mark with flyspecks
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