Flecks of mica in the rock.
A fleck of dandruff.
The path was flecked with sunlight.
Flecks of sunlight.
Origin of fleck
- Probably from Middle English flekked spotted Old Norse flekkr spot
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English flekked, from Old Norse flekka (“to spot”), from Proto-Germanic *flekk-.