Patch means a piece of material used to cover, fix or protect.(noun)
The definition of a patch is a small area that's different from what's around it.(noun)
Patch is defined as to repair or piece together.(verb)
An example of patch is fixing the hole in a tent.
See patch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME pacche, prob. var. of peche, a piece < OFr pieche, var. of pece, piece, piece
Origin: prob. < It paccheo, dial. var. of pazzo, crazy (< ? L patiens, sick: see patient): altered by assoc. with patch
See patch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English pacche
Origin: , perhaps alteration of pece, pieche, piece; see piece.
Origin: Perhaps from Italian dialectal paccio
Origin: , from Old Italian.
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