blotch

Part of speech: verb

To mark with blotches.

Part of speech: noun

A blot.

Part of speech: noun

An inflamed eruption on the skin.

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Usage examples "blotch":

  1. General color brown with an orange- yellow blotch near outer margin of each front wing above and below with one eye- spot in middle space of the blotch on the male, and two on the female. - "Butterflies Worth Knowing", Clarence M. Weed.
  2. A table drawn out center and within range of the gas- range was a blotch in the gloom, three figures surrounding it with arms that moved vaguely among a litter of dishes. - "Gaslight Sonatas", Fannie Hurst.
  3. Once I awoke when the lamp had burned low, to perceive the curtains drawn back, a black blotch of trees without, and the moonlight streaming in on my lady's features. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.