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Meaning of BLOTCH

Pronunciation:  blâch

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an irregularly shaped spot
  2. [v]  mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

BLOTCH is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: mottle, splodge, splotch, streak
 See Also: blot, color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize, daub, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Blotch\, n. [Cf. OE. blacche in blacchepot blacking pot,
akin to black, as bleach is akin to bleak. See {Black}, a.,
or cf. {Blot} a spot.]
1. A blot or spot, as of color or of ink; especially a large
   or irregular spot. Also Fig.; as, a moral blotch.

         Spots and blotches . . . some red, others yellow.

2. (Med.) A large pustule, or a coarse eruption.

         Foul scurf and blotches him defile.   --Thomson.

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