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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: frecken 'freckle' (14-19 centuries), from Old Norse freknur

freckle

noun
     
freck‧le [countable usually plural]
freckles are small brown spots on someone's skin, especially on their face, which the sun can cause to increase in number and become darker [↪ mole]

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