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Aug 1, 2007
This week's theme
Words with double connections

This week's words
diplopia
didymous
mackle
double entendre
doppelganger

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mackle

(MAK-uhl) Pronunciation Sound Clip

noun: A blur, as from a double impression in printing.

verb tr., intr.: To blur.

[From Latin macula (spot or stain).]

"For some twenty days all recollections vanished from my mind. That period forms but a mackled page in my existence."
Peter Browning; ; Great West Books; 1995.

See more usage examples of mackle in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

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