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1. covered with bright patches (often used in combination);
- Example: "waves dabbled with moonlight"
- Example: "a blood-spattered room"
- Example: "gardens splashed with color"
- Example: "kitchen walls splattered with grease"
[syn: dabbled, spattered, splashed, splattered]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dabble \Dab"ble\ (d[a^]b"b'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dabbled (d[a^]b"b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Dabbling (d[a^]b"bl[i^]ng).] [Freq. of dab: cf. OD. dabbelen.] To wet by little dips or strokes; to spatter; to sprinkle; to moisten; to wet. "Bright hair dabbled in blood." --Shak. [1913 Webster]