Flyspeck meaning

flīspĕk
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A minute or insignificant spot.
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To mark or foul with flyspecks.
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(slang) To examine closely or in minute detail; scrutinize.
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A small dark speck or stain made by the excrement of a fly.
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A speck of excrement left by a fly.
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Any tiny spot.
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A petty or insignificant error or flaw.
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To make flyspecks on.
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Housefly excrement, visible as a minuscule black dot.

The wall of the kitchen above the fruitbowl was dotted with flyspeck.

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(by extension) Anything tiny or insignificant.

From the foothills below, Jean, Jan, and James were mere flyspecks, easily lost among the straggly pines that formed the treeline.

We passed through some flyspeck town, barely more than a gas station and a stoplight, but I never saw the name.

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