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See also Speck
Etymology 1 
Old English spekke.
speck (plural specks)
- (countable) A tiny spot, especially of dirt etc.
- tiny speck of soot
- (uncountable) A juniper-flavoured ham originally from Tyrol.
- A very small thing; a particle; a whit.
- He has not a speck of money.
- A small etheostomoid fish (Ulocentra stigmaea) common in the eastern United States.
- See also Wikisaurus:modicum.
- (transitive) To mark with specks; to speckle.
- paper specked by impurities in the water used in its manufacture
- Carnation, purple, azure, or specked with gold.
Etymology 2