Splotch meaning

splŏch
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An irregular-shaped spot or stain.
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To mark with splotches.
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An irregularly shaped spot, stain, or colored area.
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To mark with splotches or a splotch.
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A spot, splash, or stain, esp. one that is irregular.
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To mark or soil, or be marked or soiled, with a splotch or splotches.
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Origin of splotch

  • Perhaps blend of spot blot botch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From a variation of splot (“a spot") (compare blotch, from blot). More at splot.

    From Wiktionary