Speckled sentence example
The valley was speckled with healthy Angus cattle.
Burke, in a memorable passage of a memorable speech, has described this "chequered and speckled" administration with great humour, speaking of it as "indeed a very curious show, but utterly unsafe to touch and unsure to stand on."
The speckled trout thrives in many of the streams.
The Radnor is short-limbed and low-set with speckled face and legs.
The pito is a brown speckled creeper which flutters about the rocks.Advertisement
Its plumage for the most part is of a pale buff colour, rayed and speckled with black and reddish brown.
The bloated speckled turquoise wallaby slowly sniffed at the delicious scotch egg.
The gigantic speckled maroon vole egregiously turned its nose up at the moldy old mango.
White, black, speckled grey and a peculiar russet brown, called moorat, are the prevailing colours.
The nest is a neat structure of coarse grass and moss, mixed with earth, and plastered internally with mud, and here the female lays from four to six eggs of a blue colour speckled with brown.Advertisement
The prevailing colour of the most admired varieties of the canary is yellow, approaching in some cases to orange, and in others to white; while the most robust birds are those which, in the dusky green of the upper surface of their plumage, show a distinct approach to the wild forms. The least prized are those in which the plumage is irregularly spotted and speckled.
As of old time," as Plutarch observed, " associated the heroes and snake most of all beasts with heroes," and in Photius local the term " speckled hero " thus finds an explanation.
The smallest member of the genus (C. reevesi) occurs in southern China and has a reddish-chestnut coat, speckled with yellowish grey and a black band down the nape.
There are a few speckled trout in the mountain streams, but the commoner fish are bass, perch, catfish, crappies, pike, drum buffalo, carp, suckers and eels.
Blood speckled her lips.Advertisement
The huge speckled ultramarine aardvark happily gorged itself on the rotting mango.
On a sunny day the speckled wood butterfly is common in clearings.
The tiny speckled maroon caribou rapidly devoured the three-day old courgette.
Dale found a big sea cucumber, about 60 cms long, speckled like a chocolate chip cookie.
Every one also has easels standing tall, accompanied by a weathered table speckled with paint and sporting a paintbox and palettes.Advertisement
The tiny speckled ultramarine badger quickly devoured the moldy old spam fritter.
Delicious with plenty visitors easy river blue gill speckled walked here in.
Roesel's, dark and speckled bush-crickets are also in the Meadow, as is lesser marsh grasshopper.
He wore his uniform and a long gray greatcoat over it that was speckled with rain and mud.
A handful of Speckled Woods were the only butterflies of note on the cyclepath between the Toll Bridge and the first road lay-by.Advertisement
The speckled footman moth is scattered throughout Europe south to the Mediterranean and North Africa, and east to Siberia.
Two excellent birds were the impressive Giant Kingfisher and the small Speckled mousebirds with long streamer tails.
Keep a look out for faded, speckled leaves with a fine webbing on the surface in hot weather.
It is of a translucent greyish colour, speckled with brown and closely resembles the sand in which it lives.
A 25mm scalenohedral crystal speckled with pyrite crystal inclusions.Advertisement
In the scrub in the northwest of Mill Hill there were two Speckled Wood Butterflies and a single Peacock Butterfly.
Speckled yellow moths are also very numerous at the moment within Warren Glen and Firehills.
The holly blue butterfly flies in May whilst speckled wood butterflies are common throughout the summer.
Butterflies like the speckled wood may also be seen along the edges of the woodland rides in summer.
This speckled egg 's dented, spoiled I candle it anyway, a trial.Advertisement
We also have a strategic research grant for speckled computing.
Cinnamon Bread Cinnamon flavored wheat dough, mixed with ordinary sourdough for a speckled, fragrant breakfast bread.
As a result the leaves become speckled with pale spots.
If you prefer a speckled effect for your stencils, dab the paint onto the wall by holding the brush perpendicular to the wall.
N. atomaria has white flowers speckled with blue.Advertisement
Dragons Mouth (Arum Crinitum) - In flower this is very grotesque, from the singular shape of its broad speckled spathe.
They form dense tufts of foliage, generally handsomely blotched and speckled with white, and make pretty groups in the spring garden, or in semiwild places, but are worthy of the best places in the flower garden.
You have probably seen the webs of these spiders in the early morning, a multitude of delicate funnels in the grass, speckled with dew.
They offer four different colors that might match your current pair--metal, speckled, tortoise colored and solid black.
You'll also find a gold tinted lens with a speckled tortoise frame.Advertisement
Rather than highlighting your own unique traits, you can show off your love for astrology in an old world tattoo done in the style of a vintage map or star speckled constellation.
These include the giant stickleback, the speckled dace, the white sturgeon and the green sturgeon.
The staple type has black glaze showing little lustre, and in choice varieties this is curiously speckled and pitted with red.
Evidence of the antiquity of the belief in "maternal impressions" we have in Jacob placing peeled rods before Laban's cattle to induce them to bring forth "ring-straked speckled and spotted" offspring; evidence of the antiquity of the "infection" doctrine we have, according to some writers, in the practice amongst the Israelites of requiring the childless widow to marry her deceased husband's brother, that he might "raise up seed to his brother."
It would also seem that during the breeding-season many of them are wholly nocturnal in their habits, passing the day in holes of the ground, or in clefts of the rocks, in which they generally nestle, the hen of each pair laying a single white egg, sparsely speckled in a few species with fine reddish dots.Advertisement
From a similar sense comes the phrase "bird's-eye maple," a speckled variety of maple-wood, or the "bird's-eye handkerchief" mentioned in Thackeray's novels.
The Asiatic elephant; the seladang, a bison of a larger type than the Indian gaur; two varieties of rhinoceros; the honey bear (bruang), the tapir, the sambhur (rusa); the speckled deer (kijang), three varieties of mouse-deer (napoh, plandok and kanchil); the gibbon (ungka or wawa'), the siamang, another species of anthropoid ape, the brok or coco-nut monkey, so called because it is trained by the Malays to gather the nuts from the coco-nut trees, the lotong, kra, and at least twenty other kinds of monkey; the binturong (arctictis binturong), the lemur; the Asiatic tiger, the black panther, the leopard, the large wild cat (harimau akar), several varieties of jungle cat; the wild boar, the wild dog; the flying squirrel,.
The wings in nearly all species have a dappled or speckled appearance, owing to the occurrence of blotches on the front margin and to the arrangement of the scales covering the veins in alternating light and dark patches (Austen).
The lightest of the monumental stone quarried at Quincy is called gold-leaf; it is bluish-green gray, speckled with black and light yellow brown.
The speckled trout, which abounds in nearly all of the mountain streams and lakes, is the principal game fish.