1. A small discoloured place in or on anything, or a small place of a colour different from that of the main substance; a spot; a stain; a blemish; as, a speck on paper or loth; specks of decay in fruit. "Gray sand, with black specks."
Origin: OE. Spekke, AS. Specca; cf. LG. Spaak.
(01 Mar 1998)
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