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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dap·ple /ˈdæpəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dap·ple n.  One of the spots on a dappled animal.
    He has . . . as many eyes on his body as my gray mare hath dapples.   --Sir P. Sidney.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dap·ple Dap·pled, a. Marked with spots of different shades of color; spotted; variegated; as, a dapple horse.
    Some dapple mists still floated along the peaks.   --Sir W. Scott.
 Note:The word is used in composition to denote that some color is variegated or marked with spots; as, dapple-bay; dapple-gray.
    His steed was all dapple-gray.   --Chaucer.
    O, swiftly can speed my dapple-gray steed.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dap·ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dappled p. pr. & vb. n. Dappling.] To variegate with spots; to spot.
 The gentle day, . . .
 Dapples the drowsy east with spots of gray.   --Shak.
    The dappled pink and blushing rose.   --Prior.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a
          leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin
          ice"; "a fleck of red" [syn: spot, speckle, patch,
          fleck, maculation]
      v : colour with streaks or blotches of different shades [syn: mottle,