What does the word patch mean?

Usage examples for patch

  1. The town seemed just the same; the streets and buildings, the sounds and smells, even the sunset patch at the head of Main Street- all were just as they should be, except the theatre. – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  2. Always the light shone steadily from the window of his study, making a patch of yellow upon the snow. – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  3. His heart beat fast with emotion as he saw the little patch of trees, and realized that he might reach the Ogalala village before daylight. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor