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splotch

1splotch

noun \ˈspläch\

: a large spot or mark of dirt, paint, etc.

Full Definition of SPLOTCH

:  spot, blotch
splotchy \ˈsplä-chē\ adjective

Examples of SPLOTCH

  1. <the bleach left a small white splotch on my shirt>

Origin of SPLOTCH

perhaps blend of spot and blotch
First Known Use: 1601

2splotch

transitive verb

Definition of SPLOTCH

:  to mark with a splotch :  cover with splotches

Examples of SPLOTCH

  1. <ink from a leaking pen had badly splotched his shirt pocket>

First Known Use of SPLOTCH

1654

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