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Dapple

Sancho’s ass. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
See: Ass
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The surreal emergence of a patch of earth against dark foliage, or dapples of light on the brightly lit surface of a rock, seems to deprive the scene of materiality or to indicate a superimposition of different moments.
Sunlight dapples the ground beneath the widely spaced pine, larch, and fir.
Here, light magically filters and dapples through vertical screens of bamboo and lightweight hovering roofs.