DAP'PLE, a. Marked with spots; spotted; variegated with spots of different colors or shades of color, as a dapple-bay or dapple-gray; applied to a horse or other beast. It may sometimes express streaked, but this is not its true signification.

DAP'PLE, v.t. To spot; to variegate with spots.

The gentle day dapples the drowsy east with spots
of gray. Shak.

The dapples pink, and blushing rose. Prior.