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synonyms for mottle

  • bespeckle
  • besprinkle
  • dapple
  • dot
  • flake
  • fleck
  • freckle
  • mosaic
  • patch
  • pepper
  • speck
  • spot
  • sprinkle
  • stipple
  • variegate
  • brindle
  • punctate
See also synonyms for: mottled
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How to use mottle in a sentence

Blue mottle, or Belton greys, which stand work and are better than; 2.
ALL ABOUT DOGSCHARLES HENRY LANE
The effect of this winding, is to give a beautiful mottle to the barrel; which will be found depicted in plate No. 3.
GUNNERY IN 1858WILLIAM GREENER
He had a coat of velvet that through age had become marked with an opalescent mottle.
VENICEDOROTHY MENPES
In some old strains the "blue mottle" of the Southern Hound is still preserved.
SPORTING DOGSFRANK TOWNEND BARTON
Ginsburg put up his gloved hand and wiped clean a face that with passion had turned a mottle of red-and-white blotches.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
Gangs of buffalo, herds of antelope, and droves of wild horses, mottle the far vistas.
THE SCALP HUNTERSMAYNE REID
Let God make His sunsets: I will mottle my little fading cloud.
ANNALS OF A QUIET NEIGHBOURHOODGEORGE MACDONALD
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WORDS RELATED TO MOTTLE

  • bespeckle
  • besprinkle
  • blotch
  • dot
  • fleck
  • mottle
  • speck
  • spot
  • sprinkle
  • stipple
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