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I knowed twas Botch, without lookin, for it couldnt be nothin else.
When Botch thunkwhen he got hard at ittwould give you the shivers.
They wasnt no sea nor shore for Botch no more; they wasnt no earth, no heavens.
Botch-work and bungling are inexcusable, as well in writing as in the transaction of business.
I am at present here to botch up a piece of work, which was originally well imagined but badly executed.
If it does, then its absurdities are nothing new, for we all know what a botch Ibsen made of accounting for himself.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
Nature has made a botch of him, else he would now be running on four feet, instead of two.
A BREEZE FROM THE WOODS, 2ND ED.WILLIAM CHAUNCEY BARTLETT
I wouldn't know how to pray out there where my father made such a botch of living.
THE RECLAIMERSMARGARET HILL MCCARTER
In the plague, a live cock applied to the botch was thought to draw the venom; the cock was then to be buried.
A HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN BRITAIN, VOLUME II (OF 2)CHARLES CREIGHTON
Please let none of the officers here know anything about all this, as they would only make a botch of it, I am sure.
WORDS RELATED TO BOTCH
- be incompetent
- be inefficient
- foul up
- goof up
- gum up
- make a hash of
- make a mess of
- put foot in
- screw up
- shoot oneself in foot
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