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In color he was superior, though somewhat violent at times, and in brush-work he was often labored and patchy.
These clouds extend in long horizontal streaks, thinning away at their base, and in parts becoming wavy or patchy.
He played where the wickets were all patchy, and you had to watch the ball right on to the bat.
DANGER! AND OTHER STORIESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Patchy had lately been reading the story of Joseph and his brethren.
A patchy perspiration breaks out about the body and quarters, and the tail is outstretched and quivering.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
The slovenly and patchy omniscience of the partly educated, leads them to believe that they know enough not to believe.
She grew pale—a patchy pallor, which meant that her nerves were out of order.
But the Allegro, which follows the poetical introduction, and the Finale are patchy, and at times laboured.
The snow began to fall irregularly in patchy flakes, then gradually turned to rain.
Never a streak or a patchy place, and he knew the secret of somehow making the second coat gleam like frosting on a wedding-cake.
DWELLERS IN ARCADYALBERT BIGELOW PAINE

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