Speck, the

Speck, the
разг. «Спек» (название о-ва и шт. Тасмания) <букв. крупица, частица>

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • Speck — Speck, n. [Cf. Icel. spik blubber, AS. spic, D. spek, G. speck.] The blubber of whales or other marine mammals; also, the fat of the hippopotamus. [1913 Webster] {Speck falls} (Naut.), falls or ropes rove through blocks for hoisting the blubber… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Speck falls — Speck Speck, n. [Cf. Icel. spik blubber, AS. spic, D. spek, G. speck.] The blubber of whales or other marine mammals; also, the fat of the hippopotamus. [1913 Webster] {Speck falls} (Naut.), falls or ropes rove through blocks for hoisting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Impossibles (TV series) — The Impossibles, l to r: Fluid Man, Coil Man, Multi Man). The Impossibles was a series of animated cartoons produced by Hanna Barbera in 1966 and aired on American television by CBS. The series of shorts (6 minutes) appeared as part of… …   Wikipedia

  • The Flemings of Torbay — is a popular Newfoundland folk song. It was written by Johnny Burke (1851 1930), a popular St. John s balladeer.Lyrics:The thrilling news we heard last week:is in our memories yet,:Two fishermen from Newfoundland:saved from the jaws of death;:Two …   Wikipedia

  • Speck — is a distinctively juniper flavored prosciutto originally from Tyrol, a historical region that since 1918 partially lies in Austria and partially in Italy. Speck s origins at the intersection of two culinary worlds is reflected in its synthesis… …   Wikipedia

  • The Essentials (band) — The Essentials The Essentials (left to right): Dan Speck, Janet Turner, Thom Speck, Joe Oliva Background information Origin London, Ontario Toronto, Ontario, Canada …   Wikipedia

  • Speck Mountain — is a psychedelic rock band based out of Chicago, Illinois. Their sound can be described as space rock, although an equal amount of weight is given to lyrics and song structures as to the intricate, echoing atmospheres that surround them. These… …   Wikipedia

  • speck´less — speck «spehk», noun, verb. –n. 1. a small spot or mark; stain: »Can you clean the specks off this wallpaper? In beauty faults conspicuous grow, The smallest speck is seen on snow (John Gay). SYNONYM(S): speckle. 2. a tiny bit; particle: »a speck… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Speck — Speck, n. [OE. spekke, AS. specca; cf. LG. spaak.] 1. A small discolored place in or on anything, or a small place of a color different from that of the main substance; a spot; a stain; a blemish; as, a speck on paper or loth; specks of decay in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Speck on the Wall — est un film muet américain réalisé par Colin Campbell et sorti en 1914. Fiche technique Réalisation : Colin Campbell Scénario : Colin Campbell, d après une histoire de James Oliver Curwood Date de sortie :  États Unis :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • speck|le — «SPEHK uhl», noun, verb, led, ling. –n. a small spot or mark; speck: »This hen is gray with white speckles. –v.t. to mark with or as if with speckles: »The dog is speckled with paint. That boy is speckled with freckles. ╂[probably < speck + le …   Useful english dictionary


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