verb (used with object), freck·led, freck·ling.
verb (used without object), freck·led, freck·ling.
Origin of freckle
Examples from the Web for freckle
Historical Examples of freckle
What is it when one kisses his mistress' freckle neck, another the wart on her nose?The Praise of Folly
He had what no other Blake had had, a suspicion of freckle on his high, flat cheek.
And for every wish inside him he had a freckle outside on his face.Rootabaga Stories
But she took the bottle of freckle lotion and emptied it out of the window.Anne Of Avonlea
Lucy Maud Montgomery
I do not freckle, but if I did, I think I should prefer freckles.Miss Cayley's Adventures
Word Origin for freckle
late 14c., also frecken, probably from Old Norse freknur (plural) "freckles" (cf. Icelandic frekna, Danish fregne, Swedish frägne "freckle"), from PIE *(s)preg- "to jerk, scatter" (see sprout (v.)). Related: Freckles.
late 14c. (implied in fracled "spotted," from freckle (n.); freckle as a verb is recorded from 1610s. Related: Freckled; freckling.