patch

Part of speech: verb

To put a patch on; mend; make hastily or imperfectly.

Part of speech: noun

A small piece, as of cloth for repairing a garment; a small piece of ground.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Elmer Russell Gregor.