- mott, lucretia coffin,
- mottled enamel,
Origin of mottled
verb (used with object), mot·tled, mot·tling.
Origin of mottle
Examples from the Web for mottled
The rich, mottled tones with which he crafted his portraits are less about creating mood than about rendering pure physicality.
To many of those white-haired and mottled men, the ambassador's six-minute apology and the invitation to visit Japan were insults.
The skin on my face and arms took on a mottled, yellowish appearance, like an old newspaper left out in the sun.
The outer third of these wings is more or less greenish or mottled with green, and a mark near the tip is whitish.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
The fins are mottled with pale spots on a darker or olive ground.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others|James Alexander Henshall
A mottled red flecked his cheeks; he laughed and felt he was himself again.The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
Taylor smiled, reached up to settle his mottled hat on his head, and said, "Then I will be proud to lead you."Shaman|Robert Shea
Round one of his hands he had a handkerchief wrapped, which was mottled all over with blood-stains.Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|A. Conan Doyle