SPECK, noun [This word may be formed from peck, for peckled has been used for speckled, spotted as though pecked.]
1. A spot; a stain; a small place in any thing that is discolored by foreign matter, or is of a color different from that of the main substance; as a speck on paper or cloth.
2. A very small thing.
SPECK, verb transitive To spot; to stain in spots or drops.