Steve has brown hair, blue eyes and freckles on his cheeks and nose.
Origin of freckle
- From Middle English frakles freckles alteration of fraknes probably of Scandinavian origin Old Norse freknōttr freckly
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English freken, frekel, from Old Norse freknur (plural) (compare Swedish fräknar, Danish fregner), s-less variant of Proto-Germanic *sprekalą 'freckle' (compare dialectal Norwegian sprekla, Middle High German spreckel), from Proto-Indo-European *sp(h)er(e)g- 'to strew, sprinkle'. Cognate with Albanian fruth (“measles”). More at spark. Related to spry, sprack.