What does the word blotch mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009