speck definition by Webster's New World
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- a small spot, mark, or stain
- a very small bit; particle
Origin: Middle English specke ; from Old English specca: for Indo-European base see spark
to mark with specks
speck definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A small spot, mark, or discoloration.
- A tiny amount; a bit: not a speck of truth in her story.
To mark with specks.
Origin: Middle English specke, from Old English specca.