freckled

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freckle +‎ -ed

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freckled (comparative more freckled, superlative most freckled)

  1. Having freckles; covered with freckles.
    • 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act I, scene ii], page 4:
      Pro. [] Then was this Iſland / (Saue for the Son, that he[sic] did littour heere, / A frekelld whelpe, hag-borne) not honour'd with / A humane ſhape.
    • 1967, Sleigh, Barbara, Jessamy, 1993 edition, Sevenoaks, Kent: Bloomsbury, →ISBN, page 122:
      At any other time Jessamy would have laughed at the expressions that chased each other over his freckled face: crossness left over from his struggle with the baby; incredulity; distress; and finally delight.

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