- a blot or blur
- a blurred sheet
Origin of mackleFrench macule from Classical Latin macula, a spot, stain
intransitive verb-·led, -·ling
verbmack·led, mack·ling, mack·les, also mac·uled mac·ul·ing mac·ules
Origin of mackleMiddle English macule spot from Old French from Latin macula
(third-person singular simple present mackles, present participle mackling, simple past and past participle mackled)
- (obsolete) To blur, or be blurred, in printing, as if there were a double impression.