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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Botch  \Botch\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Botched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Botching}.]  [See  {Botch},  n.] 
  1.  To  mark  with  or  as  with  botches. 
 
  Young  Hylas,  botched  with  stains.  --Garth. 
 
  2.  To  repair;  to  mend;  esp.  to  patch  in  a  clumsy  or  imperfect 
  manner,  as  a  garment;  --  sometimes  with  up 
 
  Sick  bodies  .  .  .  to  be  kept  and  botched  up  for  a 
  time.  --Robynson 
  (More's 
  Utopia). 
 
  3.  To  put  together  unsuitably  or  unskillfully;  to  express  or 
  perform  in  a  bungling  manner;  to  spoil  or  mar,  as  by 
  unskillful  work 
 
  For  treason  botched  in  rhyme  will  be  thy  bane. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  botched 
  adj  :  spoiled  through  incompetence  or  clumsiness;  "a  bungled  job" 
  [syn:  {bungled}] 




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