Freck

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Freck To checker; to diversify. "The painted windows, frecking gloom with glow."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • freck Eager; lively; quick; ready.
    • freck Bold; audacious.
    • freck Active; vigorous; stout.
    • freck Same as freckle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Freck frek (Scot.) prompt, eager
    • Freck Also Frack
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Freak (v. t.) Freckle

Usage

In literature:

He was a freckly, narrow-chested child, and needed washing.
"Poison Island" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
A freckly faced brat.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
Anoint the freckly face at night with this balm, and wash in the morning with pure water.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
Tirzah Ann ketched quite a number of frecks; she complained that she had burnt her nose.
"Samantha at Coney Island" by Marietta Holley
He's a very nice, steady young fellow with a freckly face and he drives one of the carts for Crossan.
"The Red Hand of Ulster" by George A. Birmingham
Uncle Mo added inquiry as to how the freckly one's behaviour to his family had come to the knowledge of Sapps Court.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
He asks about you, freck-wently.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
One was a short, stocky young man with a pugnacious Irish nose, freckly face, and hair red as a burnished copper boiler.
"The Argus Pheasant" by John Charles Beecham
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In news:

Authorities say 2-year-old Ethan Freck was killed on Tuesday night after being hit by a car outside his Oregon home.
Nancy Frecks, UNL extension educator, Southwest Four, will be in Grant Dec 2 and 9.
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