spetch

noun
\ ˈspech \
plural -es

Definition of spetch

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 spetches plural : parings and refuse of leather, hides, or skins used as a by-product (as for making glue)
2 dialectal, British : a scrap (as of leather) for patching : patch
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Definition of spetch (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for spetch

Noun

alteration of speck (patch)

Transitive verb

probably from spetch entry 1

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“Spetch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spetch. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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