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A.Word.A.Day--mackle

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This week's theme: words with double connections.

mackle (MAK-uhl) noun

A blur, as from a double impression in printing.

verb tr., intr.

To blur.

[From Latin macula (spot or stain).]

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

-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)

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

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