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freckle +‎ -ed


freckled (comparative more freckled, superlative most freckled)

  1. Having freckles; covered with freckles.
    • c. 1610-11, William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act I, Scene ii[1]:
      [] Then was this island—
      Save for the son that she did litter here,
      A freckled whelp, hag-born— not honour'd with
      With a human 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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