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blotch


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blotch  \Blotch\,  n.  [Cf.  OE  blacche  in  blacchepot  blacking  pot, 
  akin  to  black,  as  bleach  is  akin  to  bleak.  See  {Black},  a., 
  or  cf  {Blot}  a  spot.] 
  1.  A  blot  or  spot,  as  of  color  or  of  ink;  especially  a  large 
  or  irregular  spot.  Also  Fig.;  as  a  moral  blotch. 
 
  Spots  and  blotches  .  .  .  some  red,  others  yellow. 
  --Harvey. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  A  large  pustule,  or  a  coarse  eruption. 
 
  Foul  scurf  and  blotches  him  defile.  --Thomson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blotch 
  n  :  an  irregularly  shaped  spot  [syn:  {splodge},  {splotch}] 
  v  :  mark  with  spots  or  blotches  of  different  color  or  shades  of 
  color  as  if  stained  [syn:  {mottle},  {streak}] 




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