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blotched (comparative more blotched, superlative most blotched)

  1. Covered in blotches.
    • 1743, Anonymous, A Description of Holland; or, the Present State of the United Provinces, London: J. & P. Knapton, p. 52,[1]
      The Dutch think no People are so much troubled with the Scurvy as they: But they mistake. There are more blotched Faces in one Town in England, than in the whole Dutch Province []
    • 1845, Charles Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth, Chirp the Second,[2]
      The Blind Girl never knew that ceilings were discoloured, walls blotched and bare of plaster here and there, high crevices unstopped and widening every day, beams mouldering and tending downward.
    • 1911, Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome, Chapter I,[3]
      Frome turned away again, and taking up his razor stooped to catch the reflection of his stretched cheek in the blotched looking-glass above the wash-stand.




  1. simple past tense and past participle of blotch