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Answer for the clue "Dotted, as with stars", 4 letters:
seme

Alternative clues for the word seme

Dotted, as a coat of arms

Covered with many small figures, in heraldry

Dotted; sown

Finely patterned

Dotted, in heraldry

Ornamental pattern in art

Dotted with stars: Her.

Dotted with stars

Ornamental pattern

Bespangled, in heraldry

Dotted

Sprinkled: Her.

Heraldic design

Artistic sprinkling

Word definitions for seme in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
seme \seme\ (s[=e]m), n. [Gr. sh^ma a sign.] (Linguistics) A linguistic sign. (Linguistics) A basic component of meaning of a morpheme, especially one which cannot be decomposed into more basic components; a primitive concept.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. (context linguistics semiotics English) Anything which serves for any purpose as a substitute for an object of which it is, in some sense, a representation or sign. Etymology 2 vb. (obsolete form of seem English) Etymology 3 n. (obsolete...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
in linguistics, 1866, from Greek sema "sign" (see semantic ). Compare pheme , etc.

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia

Usage examples of seme.

Common Seme, which appeared in early 1776 and became the most popular pamphlet in the American colonies, did this.

There was a splendid new look to the central city, which had literally been ripped apart under the supervision of the Prefect of the Seme, Haussmann.

The Japanese describe seme as the type of pressure and intimidation a master swordsman can force on a lesser opponent, without seeming to do anything.

He found himself engaged in what appeared to be an endless chase after a phantom Considine, and the difficulties in his way semed insuperable.

Ther wat3 lokyng on lenthe the lude to beholde, For vch mon had meruayle quat hit mene my3t That a hathel and a horse my3t such a hwe lach, As growe grene as the gres and grener hit semed, Then grene aumayl on golde glowande bry3ter.

An other lady hir lad bi the lyft honde, That wat3 alder then ho, an auncian hit semed, And he3ly honowred with hathele3 aboute.

Anon ther is a noyse of peple bigonne For joye of this so loude and heighe withalle It semed that the lystes sholde falle.

He were a bleaunt of blwe that bradde to the erthe, His surkot semed hym wel that softe wat3 forred, And his hode of that ilke henged on his schulder, Blande al of blaunner were bothe al aboute.

Gawan and the gay burde togeder thay seten, Euen inmydde3, as the messe metely come, And sythen thur3 al the sale as hem best semed.

Wel semed ech of hem a fair burgeys To sitten in a yeldehalle on a deys.

And we wol, lord, if that ye wole assente, Chese yow a wyf in short tyme atte leeste, Born of the gentilleste and of the meeste Of al this land, so that it oghte seme Honour to God, and yow, as we kan deeme.

Thanne semed me ther was a parlement At Atthenes, upon certein pointz and caas, Among the whiche pointz yspoken was To have with certein contrees alliaunce, And have fully of Thebans obeisaunce, For which this noble Theseus anon Leet senden after gentil Palamon, Unwist of hym what was the cause and why.

A male tweyfoold upon his croper lay, It semed that he caried lite array.

They semed to melt into imagination, leaving only the sensation of absolute fulfillment.

  Then thi fog semes 2 collect aroun me & its like its not fog @ ol its made up not ov water but ov metil filings, metil dust, sleetin in2 ma skin like asid, burrowing in2 ma pores & it hurts & ma Is go wide & thi metil dust is sandpaperin ma Is & makin me screem & as I opin my mouf its fillin it & nose wif metil grit & am breevin it in & its fire, like breevin flame, fillin me, roastin me from inside.