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Definition of Patch
PatchPatch Patch, n. [OE. pacche; of uncertain origin, perh. for
placche; cf. Prov. E. platch patch, LG. plakk, plakke.]
1. A piece of cloth, or other suitable material, sewed or
otherwise fixed upon a garment to repair or strengthen it,
esp. upon an old garment to cover a hole.
Patches set upon a little breach. --Shak.
2. Hence: A small piece of anything used to repair a breach;
as, a patch on a kettle, a roof, etc.
3. A small piece of black silk stuck on the face, or neck, to
hide a defect, or to heighten beauty.
Your black patches you wear variously. --Beau. & Fl.
4. (Gun.) A piece of greased cloth or leather used as
wrapping for a rifle ball, to make it fit the bore.
5. Fig.: Anything regarded as a patch; a small piece of
ground; a tract; a plot; as, scattered patches of trees or
Employed about this patch of ground. --Bunyan.
6. (Mil.) A block on the muzzle of a gun, to do away with the
effect of dispart, in sighting.
7. A paltry fellow; a rogue; a ninny; a fool. [Obs. or
Colloq.] ``Thou scurvy patch.' --Shak.
Patch ice, ice in overlapping pieces in the sea.
Soft patch, a patch for covering a crack in a metallic
vessel, as a steam boiler, consisting of soft material, as
putty, covered and held in place by a plate bolted or
Meaning of Patch from wikipedia
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- The Great Pacific garbage patch
, also described
as the Pacific trash
vortex, is a gyre of marine debris particles
in the north central Pacific
- Sour Patch
Kids (known as Very Bad Kids in France, and as Maynards
Kids in the UK and Canada) are a soft candy
with a coating
- Hunter Doherty
(born May 28, 1945) is an American
physician, comedian, social
activist, clown, and author. He founded
the Gesundheit! Institute...
- A patch
is a set of changes
to a computer program
or its supporting
to update, fix, or improve
it. This includes fixing security
- Cabbage Patch
Kids are a line of soft sculptured dolls
sold by Xavier Roberts
in the United States copyright office
in 1978 as 'The Little...
- Patch Adams
is a 1998 semi-biographical comedy drama
film starring Robin
Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman
and Bob Gunton. Directed
- Briar Patch
or Brier Patch
to: The common
name for a thicket formed
by any of a number
of unrelated thorny plants
Br'er Rabbit's patch
- A patch
bay, patch field
or jack field
is a device
or unit featuring
of jacks, usually
of the same or similar
type, for the use...
- Garbage patch
to: Great Pacific garbage patch Indian Ocean garbage patch North Atlantic garbage patch South Pacific garbage patch
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