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Wordnet 3.0


1. having spots or patches of color;
[syn: dappled, mottled]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dapple \Dap"ple\, Dappled \Dap"pled\, a. Marked with spots of different shades of color; spotted; variegated; as, a dapple horse. [1913 Webster] Some dapple mists still floated along the peaks. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Note: The word is used in composition to denote that some color is variegated or marked with spots; as, dapple-bay; dapple-gray. [1913 Webster] His steed was all dapple-gray. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] O, swiftly can speed my dapple-gray steed. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dapple \Dap"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dappled; p. pr. & vb. n. Dappling.] To variegate with spots; to spot. [1913 Webster] The gentle day, . . . Dapples the drowsy east with spots of gray. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The dappled pink and blushing rose. --Prior. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dappled adj 1: having spots or patches of color [syn: dappled, mottled]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

112 Moby Thesaurus words for "dappled": Quaker-colored, acier, amalgamated, ambiguous, ambivalent, amphibious, ashen, ashy, blended, calico, canescent, cinereous, cinerous, clouded, combined, complex, composite, compound, compounded, conglomerate, dapple, dapple-gray, dappled-gray, dingy, discolor, dismal, dove-colored, dove-gray, dreary, dull, dusty, eclectic, equivocal, fifty-fifty, glaucescent, glaucous, gray, gray-black, gray-brown, gray-colored, gray-drab, gray-green, gray-spotted, gray-toned, gray-white, grayed, grayish, griseous, grizzle, grizzled, grizzly, half-and-half, heterogeneous, indiscriminate, intricate, iron-gray, ironic, jumbled, lead-gray, leaden, livid, many-sided, marbled, medley, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, mottled, mouse-colored, mouse-gray, mousy, multicolor, multicolored, multifaceted, multihued, multinational, multiracial, parti-colored, patchy, pearl, pearl-gray, pearly, pepper-and-salt, piebald, pied, pinto, pluralistic, promiscuous, sad, scrambled, silver, silver-gray, silvered, silvery, skewbald, slate-colored, slaty, smoke-gray, smoky, sober, somber, steel-gray, steely, stone-colored, syncretic, taupe, thrown together, varicolored, varied, versicolor, versicolored