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There was Patch after was drowned out of a curagh that turned over.

I see that he has a patch over his eye, even as he had at Poictiers.

By and by, they stood just outside the patch of light that fell from one of the windows.

I s'pose you're sorry some of us didn't get all cut up and bruised, so you could patch us up.

I called my sketch "A Patch of Light," and sent it to a magazine.

He looked that way, and there was a patch of opening in the trees above.

But how came you by that patch on one side of your face, and that large crop of beard on the other?

They hastened up and the snack was set out on a patch of soft grass.

If he gets into your patch of musk-melons, he'll know just exactly what to do with them.

Albine was seated on a patch of grass a few paces away from the wall.

WORD ORIGIN

"piece of cloth used to mend another material," late 14c., of obscure origin, perhaps a variant of pece, pieche, from Old North French pieche (see piece (n.)), or from an unrecorded Old English word (but Old English had claðflyhte "a patch"). Phrase not a patch on "nowhere near as good as" is from 1860.

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